Jasmine Dreame Wagner is an American poet, artist, and musician. She is the author of Rings (Kelsey Street Press, 2014), winner of the Kelsey Street Press Firsts! Prize; five chapbooks: Ask (Slope Editions, 2016), Seven Sunsets (The Lettered Streets Press, 2015), Rewilding (Ahsahta Press, 2013), Listening for Earthquakes (Caketrain, 2012), an e-chapbook, True Crime (NAP, 2014); and a forthcoming full-length book of lyric essays from Ahsahta Press (2017).
Wagner's writing has appeared or is forthcoming in Action Yes, American Letters & Commentary, Blackbird, Colorado Review, Guernica, Fence, Hyperallergic, Indiana Review, New American Writing, Seattle Review, Verse, and The Arcadia Project: North American Postmodern Pastoral (Ahsahta Press, 2012.) Her fiction has appeared in NANO Fiction, Pear Noir!, Seattle Review, and Lost and Found: Stories From New York (Mr. Beller's Neighborhood Books, 2009.)
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 grants and residencies from the Foundation for Contemporary Arts, Hall Farm Center for Arts & Education, Kultuuritehas Polymer, Summer Literary Seminars - Kenya, and The Wassaic Project. She lives in Brooklyn.
Songs About Ghosts, the name of this domain, was a zine and is now a larger work-in-progress. More music/words over on Tumblr.