Pittsburgh Quarterly Contributors
Janine Certo’s poems appear in Crab Orchard Review, Mid-American Review, The National Poetry Review, New Ohio Review, Nimrod, and Quiddity, among others. Her debut poetry collection, “In the Corner of the Living,” was first runner-up for the 2017 Main Street Rag Poetry Book Award. She recently completed her second poetry collection, “Home Altar,” about growing up in a Pittsburgh Italian American family in the 70s and 80s. She is an associate professor at Michigan State University and lives in East Lansing, Michigan with her husband, Steve Certo, and rescue dog, Maddox.