Wendy Vardaman

2336 Monroe Street
Madison, WI 53711

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

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)
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

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Whittier, United States
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Quincy, IL, United States
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Last updated: Aug 12, 2016