Lindsay Wilson


Reno, NV
Nevada US

Author's Bio

I am an English professor at Truckee Meadows Community College, and I co-edit the magazine, The Meadow. I previously edited Unwound magazine and served on the editorial board for Fugue. I am the former Poet Laureate of Reno, Nevada. My two full length collections are No Elegies and The Day Gives Us so Many Ways to Eat. My poetry has appeared in the Colorado Review, The Carolina Quarterly, The Missouri Review Online Poem of the Week, The Bellevue Literary Review, and Pank

Publications & Prizes

The Day Gives Us so Many Ways to Eat (WordTech Editions, 2022)
No Elegies (Quercus Review Press, 2015)
Because the Dirt Here is Poor (Main Street Rag Publishing Company, 2019)
Black-Footed Country (Liquid Light Press, 2014)
from her red deck (Pathwise Press, 2004)
Bakersfield 99 (Lummox Press, 2001)
Reheated Coffee (Kitty Litter Press, 2001)
days done dry (Musclehead Press, 1999)
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Stirring: A Literary Collection
The Minnesota Review
Verse Daily
Prizes won: 

Silver Pen Award from the Nevada Writers' Hall of Fame.

The Quercus Review Press Book Award Spring 2014.

I was a finalist for the Philip Levine Prize, 2007.

A special mention in the Pushcart Prize Anthology. 

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Bakersfield, CA
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Last update: Sep 19, 2023