Jasmine Dreame Wagner

Poet, Creative Nonfiction Writer

Author's Bio

Jasmine Dreame Wagner is a writer and multidisciplinary artist. She is the author of On a Clear Day (Ahsahta Press), a collection of lyric essays and poems deemed "a capacious book of traveller's observations, cultural criticism, and quarter-life-crisis notes" by Stephanie Burt at The New Yorker and "a radical cultural anthropology of the wild time we're living in" by Iris Cushing at Hyperallergic. Wagner is also the author of Rings (Kelsey Street Press) and six chapbooks. Her work appears in American Letters and Commentary, Beloit Poetry Journal, BOMB Magazine, Colorado Review, Fence, and Guernica. The recipient of an Artist Fellowship from the Connecticut Office of the Arts, an Emergency Grant from Foundation for Contemporary Arts, and residencies from Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, Marble House Project, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, and Villa Barr & Michigan Legacy Art Park, Wagner lives and works in New York.

Publications & Prizes

Creative Nonfiction


The Arcadia Project: North American Postmodern Pastoral (Ahsahta Press, 2012)
On a Clear Day (Ahsahta Press, 2017)
Rings (Kelsey Street Press, 2014)
The Stag (Dancing Girl Press, 2017)
Ask (Slope Editions, 2016)
Rewilding (Ahsahta Press, 2013)
Listening for Earthquakes (Caketrain, 2012)
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Seattle Review
Stolen Island Review
Typo Magazine
Prizes won: 

Kelsey Street Press Firsts! Prize, Ahsahta Press Chapbook Award, Leslie Scalapino Award for Innovative Women Performance Writers (Finalist)

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LGBTQ, Naturalists/Environmentalists
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New York, NY
New York
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Last update: Aug 15, 2019