D.S. Waldman is a 2022-2024 Wallace Stegner fellow at Stanford University. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in such publications as Kenyon ReviewPoetry Northwest, Narrative, Georgia Review, Gettysburg Review, Gulf Coast, Colorado Review, Missouri Review, Conjunctions, Copper Nickel, and New American Writing.  



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“You Asked About Longing”   Kenyon Review. 

“‘92 Volvo 240”   Gulf Coast. (forthcoming)

“Nocturne with Aesthetic Crisis”   Poetry Northwest.  (forthcoming)

Two Poems    Narrative.  (forthcoming)

“75-South”   Witness.  

For a year”   American Literary Review. 

Three Poems    Georgia Review.  

Six Poems    Conjunctions.  

Elegy”   Missouri Review (Poem of the Week)

After Modernism”   Southern Humanities Review.  

Self-portrait as a Childhood Photograph of my Father”   Cherry Tree.  

Decay”   Gettysburg Review. 

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

A Love Poem”    Copper Nickel. 

Nocturne: Coronado Bay”   Redivider. 

The Etiquette of Grief”    32 Poems. 

Premonition” and “Your last memory of family”    Waxwing.

Three Poems    Los Angeles Review.     

Decay”    Nashville Review. 

Two Poems   The Common (online). 

Essays    Interviews    Misc. Prose

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

For the World to Love Us Back:  On CAConrad’s Amanda Paradise: Resurrect Extinct Vibration.”   Adroit

Breathing into the Divine: On Jessica Jacobs Ordinary Immanence"   32 Poems

Museum of Mirrors: On Wayne Miller’s We The Jury”   Poetry International.

“A Conversation with Dawn Lundy Martin”  Poetry International.

Honors    Awards    Press

Finalist  Georgia Review’s 2021 Loraine Williams Poetry Prize (selected by Arthur Sze)

Winner  2019 Foothill Editor’s Prize (selected by Ishion Hutchinson)

This Spiral: John A. Nieves on D.S. Waldman’s “The Etiquette of Grief”



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