Current Fellow Chelsea Wagenaar

Chelsea Wagenaar

Linwood House 111

chelsea.wagenaar@valpo.edu

Fall Classes: Christ College Freshman Program, "Texts and Contexts"

Biography:

Chelsea Wagenaar received her B.A. from the University of Virginia, where she graduated from the Area Program in Poetry Writing.  She went on to pursue her Ph.D. in English with her emphasis in creative writing at the University of North Texas, where she will graduate in May.  Her first collection of poetry, Mercy Spurs the Bone (Anhinga, 2015), won the 2013 Philip Levine Prize and was selected by Philip Levine.  She is at work on a second collection of poems entitled The Spinning Place.  She and her husband, poet Mark Wagenaar, welcomed a daughter into their family in July 2015.

Recent Publications:
Mercy Spurs the Bone, winner of the 2013 Philip Levine Prize, selected by Philip Levine. (Tallahassee, FL: Anhinga Press, January 2015)
Image Journal - "Advent," "Exile with Fox," "Scale" https://imagejournal.org/article-tags/chelsea-wagenaar/
forthcoming from The Southern Review - "The Spinning Place"
forthcoming from Salt Hill Review - "Stubborn Ode"

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