Issue 14
Alinda Wasner

Alinda Wasner’s work has appeared in Fresh Water: Women Writing About the Great Lakes (a Michigan Best Book), New Millennium Poets, Passages North, Wayne Review, Wittenberg Review, Blue Lake Review, Corridors, Comstock Review, UpStreet, Paint Creek Press, Outsider Writers, Inkwell, The MacGuffin, Up the Staircase, The Detroit Free Press, Detroit Metro Times and Michigan Natural Resources, among others.

Winner of the Tompkins Prize for Poetry, Fiction and Essay, Alinda has also won an Amelia Press Award, the Wittenberg Poetry Award, a Mr. Cogito Press Award, an Archives Bookstore Poetry prize, a Port Aransas Poetry Slam prize, MacGuffin prize, a Chicago Poetry Center juried award, a 2007 Prague Writer’s scholarship, and was semi-finalist in the 2010 Paumonok Poetry Prize (winner was Mary Jo Bang, finalists were Kathleen Spivak and Ellen Bass), a finalist in the 2010 Atlanta Review International Poetry Award, and has recently been nominated for the 2011 Best of the Net award. She won second place in the 2012 Cork Ireland Munster Poetry Center poetry prize. There were 2000 contestants.

Listed in Poets and Writers, Wasner has given readings in Prague, Detroit, Flint, Ann Arbor, Chicago, Port Aransas, TX, Port Sanilac, Louisville, KY, Springfield and Columbus, OH, and Lansing, MI. She has also appeared on WDET, the Ntozake Shange show.

Her work has been translated into Greek and appears in the latest version of Khoros, an authoritative journal of Greek Tradition, Dance and the Arts.

A chapbook, Departures/Arrivals was published by ML Liebler’s Ridgeway Press.

Wasner lives and writes in Deckerville and Beverly Hills, Michigan.