Alinda Dickinson Wasner’s work has appeared in 70+ small press print and online literary anthologies, including Amelia Press Review, Ararat, Atlanta Review, Avatar, Black Mountain, Black Mountain Press’ Sixty-Four Best Poets of 2021, Comstock Review, Camroc Press Review, Connecticut River Review, Cortland Review, Crab Orchard, December Mag, Evening Street, Gemini Magazine, Halcyon, Making Waves: West Michigan Review, Michigan Natural Resources, Michigan Jewish History Jl, Mountain Troubador, Naugatuck River Review, New Milennium Writers, The Orchards Poetry Journal, Outsider Writers, Passages North, Poetry Pacific, Spillway, Third Wednesday, Wayne Review, Wittenberg Review, Southward Literary Jl of Ireland, Raven’s Perch, Sports Literate, SUNY Literary Jl, Up the Staircase, Khorus Jl of Greek Dance and Arts, among others.
She is the winner of many literary prizes, including several Tompkins Awards, Wittenberg University Writer’s Award, Atlanta Review Prize, Mr. Cogito Press Award, Chicago Poetry Center juried prize, MacGuffin prize, Metro Times award, Judith Siegal Pearson prize, Paumonauk Poetry prize, Red Planet, Vermont Poetry Society prize, and a Prague Writer’s fellowship, among others. In 2015, she received 2nd place in Ireland’s International Poetry Prize out of 2,000 entrants.
She was also nominated for the 2011 Best of the Net Award and won the 2019 and 2020 Springfied Arts Poetry Prize.
Her collection, Still Burning (2015), is available from Ex Libris, Amazon, and B&N. A chapbook, When You Don’t Know Who You Are, is available from Crisis Chronicle’s Press, Cleveland and Amazon. Another chapbook, Kissing the Ikons, is available from Finishing Line Press. A new collection, Heart Houdini, is forthcoming from May Apple Press in 2024. A chapbook, Departures, Arrivals, by Ridgeway Press is out of print.
Listed in Poets and Writers, Wasner lives and writes in metro Detroit.
Other poems can be found on her blog:
Paperback: 156 pages
Publisher: Kelsay Books (October 10, 2023)