Jasmine Dreame Wagner
Jasmine Dreame Wagner is an American poet, multimedia artist, and musician. She is the author of On a Clear Day (Ahsahta Press) and Rings (Kelsey Street Press), winner of the Kelsey Street Press Firsts! Prize; and six chapbooks: The Stag (Dancing Girl Press), Ask (Slope Editions), Seven Sunsets (The Lettered Streets Press), Rewilding (Ahsahta Press), Listening for Earthquakes (Caketrain), and True Crime (NAP).

Wagner's work has appeared or is forthcoming in American Letters & Commentary, Beloit Poetry Journal, BOMB Magazine, Colorado Review, Guernica, Fence, Hyperallergic, Indiana Review, New American Writing, Seattle Review, YETI Magazine, and in two anthologies: The Arcadia Project: North American Postmodern Pastoral (Ahsahta Press) and Lost and Found: Stories From New York (Mr. Beller's Neighborhood Books.)

A songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, Wagner has performed at the CMJ Music Marathon, free103point9 Wave Farm, and the Olympia Experimental Music Festival. She is currently at work on her first studio record for voice, jazz quartet, and chamber orchestra. You can stay updated by following her on Soundcloud.

Wagner is the recipient of an Artist Fellowship from the Connecticut Office of the Arts. Her work has earned her an Emergency Grant from the Foundation for Contemporary Arts and fellowships and residencies from Hall Farm Center for Arts & Education, Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, Marble House Project, Summer Literary Seminars - Kenya, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, and The Wassaic Project.


6/10/2018: Reading at The Thing in The Spring on June 10th. Come early for the poetry, stay late for Bonnie Prince Billy and Iris DeMent.

12/15/2017: HOW TO DRAW A TYRANT opens at Brooklyn Wayfarers. The exhibition catalogue features a collection of poems and essays based on works selected for the show.

11/29/2017: Two new poems in the Colorado Review. Listen to the editors read one of the poems on the Colorado Review podcast.

9/16/2017: New poem in Fence.

9/11/2017: New lyric essay, "Aughts," at Guernica.

7/26/2017: On a Clear Day reviewed by Stephanie Burt at The New Yorker: "a capacious book of traveller's observations, cultural criticism, and quarter-life-crisis notes."

6/2/2017: On a Clear Day reviewed by Iris Cushing at Hyperallergic: "a radical cultural anthropology of the wild time we're living in."

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