Wendy Vardaman

2336 Monroe Street
Madison, WI 53711
Phone: 
6082364116

Author's Bio

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

Books: 
Obstructed View
(Fireweed Press, 2009)
, Reliquary of Debt
(Lit Fest Press, 2015)
, Rules of (dis)engagement, or Dubious perFormances: An Exhibit of Women Surreal Artists
(Dancing Girl Press, 2016)
Anthologies: 
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)
Journals: 
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

More Information

Listed as: 
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Born in: 
Whittier, United States
Raised in: 
Quincy, IL, United States
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Last updated: Aug 12, 2016