D.S. Waldman writes and teaches creative writing in San Diego, California. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in such publications as Poetry Northwest, The Gettysburg Review, Colorado Review, Copper Nickel, 32 Poems, New Letters, The Common, Diode, Poetry International, Los Angeles Review, and Sugar House Review.  He holds a BA from Middlebury College and is currently enrolled in the MFA program at San Diego State University.



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“decay”    The Gettysburg Review. 

“Nocturne: Before Your Brother’s Funeral”    Colorado Review. 

“A Love Poem”    Copper Nickel. 

“The Etiquette of Grief”    32 Poems. 

Three Poems    The Los Angeles Review.     

 “Ars Poetica”    Diode. 

“Upon Waking, In a Hush”    Sugar House Review. 

Three Poems    New Letters. 

Two Poems   The Common (online). 

“At Delphi”    The Harvard Advocate. 

“Self-portrait, Remotely”    Terrain. 

“Fayette Co.”    Radar. 

“Winter Ghazal”    North Dakota Quarterly

“25th of Kislev”    Entropy. 

“Coyote”    Tar River Poetry. 

Parable ”    Bear Review. 

“Lightly a God, If He Wished”    Literary Matters.  

“Overbrook”    Literary Matters.  

“It could be”    One Magazine.  

Three Poems    TAB: The Journal of Poetry and Poetics.  

 “Encanto”    Foothill Poetry Journal.  *Winner of the Foothill Editors Prize, selected by Ishion Hutchinson

“What have you done with the garden that was entrusted to you?”    I-70 Review.  

“Abalone Diver”    I-70 Review.  

“in your prius”  Entropy: #finalpoems series.  

“red delicious”  Kissing Dynamite. 

Essays    Interviews    Misc. Prose

Getting Out of the Way: The Quiet Poem”  Poetry Northwest.  

“A Conversation with Dawn Lundy Martin”  Poetry International.



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