Author Archives: J. F. Booth

About J. F. Booth

I am a writer and educator.

from the Fall Issue of UpStART Magazine

VERSE – Other Songs, Other Rooms By Janice F. Booth   Photos by Jody Robinson What happens when you bring together a musician-composer, two journalists, a lawyer-portraitist, abstract expressionist painter, and a designer-artist? Sometimes, you get poetry—that is, if you’re under the spell … Continue reading

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Attention Must Be Paid!

A Must-See Exhibit of Botanical Drawings by Anna Harding BY JANICE F. BOOTH  Anna Harding’s exhibition is titled Wake Up: We Need Everybody. Images courtesy Anna Harding Backyard Birds 2 The branch, from left to right: Fish Crow, Rufous Towhee, Wood Thrush, … Continue reading

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A group reading from The Song In the Room

You may be interested in hearing readings from the poems in our collection. Each of us reads several poems, and we’re in alphabetical order, so my reading comes first after the introduction. https://youtu.be/7nQqEv5X3Jc

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Keeping Your Garden in Focus Through a Camera’s Eye

BY JANICE F. BOOTH  APR. 06, 2022 What’s Up? Annapolis & What’s Up? Eastern Shore If you’re like me, your smart phone is filled with pictures of the dog with her new toy, the kids at the beach, and so much … Continue reading

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Magical Distractions: Feeling Refreshed in Your Garden

What’s Up? Magazine, July 2022 What a glorious time of year in our gardens. Last year’s plantings and pruning, and our early spring feeding and watering, are repaying us with flourishing plants and voluptuous blooms. The hammock and the chaise … Continue reading

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