Gerald Wagoner


84 2nd Street
Brooklyn , NY 11231
718 802 0632

Author's Bio

Gerald Wagoner's childhood was divided between Eastern Oregon and Montana where he was raised under the doctrine of benign neglect. He earned a BA in Creative Writing from the University of Montana, Richard Hugo Poet in Residence. After earning an MFA in Sculpture from SUNY Albany: Richard Stankewicz, Artist in Residence, Gerald moved Brooklyn, NY.  Gerald exhibited regularly, and taught Art and English for the NYC Department of Education. His experiences teaching poetry in high school English rekindled his desire to devote himself to the art of writing poetry. Gerald is proud to announce tha his chapbook  A Month of Someday, (Indolent Books), was released March 15, 2023, aand his full length collection When Nothing Wild Remains, is forthcoming from Broadstone Books on September 15, 2023. He currently curates and hosts an warm weather outdoor reading series, A Persistence of Cormorants, beside the Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn, NY

Publications & Prizes

A Month of Someday (Indolent Books, 2023)
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Book of Matches
Cathexis Northwest Press
Coffin Bell
Maryland Review
Night Heron Barks
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The Lake

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Favorite authors: 
Richard Hugo, Thomas Lux, Marianne Moore, Langston Huges, Walt Whitman, JamesWright, Frank O'Hara, James Merrill, Billy Collins, Rachel Hadas, Suzanne Cleary, Neil Shepard, Margo Taft Stever,

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Born in: 
Pendleton , OR
Raised in: 
Cut Bank, MT
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Last update: Aug 01, 2023