Wendy Vardaman (wendyvardaman.com) has a PhD in English from the University of Pennsylvania and a BS in engineering from Cornell University. A writer, editor, and designer of words in print and online, she co-edited Verse Wisconsin 2009-14 and co-founded Cowfeather Projects in 2011. She is the author of three poetry collections, co-editor of two anthologies of poetry and prose, and a past poet laureate of Madison, Wisconsin. She recently returned to school to study web + graphic design, letterpress, printmaking, art, and a little coding.
Publications and Prizes
Rules of (dis)engagement, or Dubious perFormances: An Exhibit of Women Surreal Artists (Dancing Girl Press, 2016), Reliquary of Debt (Lit Fest Press, 2015), Obstructed View (Fireweed Press, 2009)
Breathe: 101 Contemporary Odes (C & R Press, 2009), Letters to the World (Red Hen Press, 2008), Riffing on Strings: Creative Writing Inspired by String Theory (Scriblerus Press, 2008)
Damselfly Press, Fifth Wednesday Journal, Free Verse, Main Street Rag, Nerve Cowboy, Poet Lore, Poetry Daily, Portland Review, Qarrtsiluni, Quiddity, Wisconsin Academy Review, Wisconsin Poet's Calendar