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 currently finalizing his chapbook manuscript, When Nothing Wild Remains, forthcoming from Broadstone Books.

Publications & Prizes

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Book of Matches
Cathexis Northwest Press
Coffin Bell
Maryland Review
Night Heron Barks
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The Lake

Personal Favorites

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,
What I'm reading now: 
The Collect Poems of Elizabeth Bishop by Elizabeth Bishop, A Little Book On Form by Robert Hass

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Born in: 
Pendleton , OR
Raised in: 
Cut Bank, MT
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Last update: Aug 30, 2022