G.C. Waldrep

G.C. Waldrep’s book of poems, Goldbeater’s Skin, won the 2003 Colorado Prize for Poetry as well as a Greenwall Award from The Academy of American Poets. His other collections of poetry include Disclamor (2007) and Archicembalo (2009), winner of the Dorset Prize. A 2007 NEA fellow in Literature, Waldrep has also received a 2008 Gertrude Stein Award for Innovative American Poetry. His most recent collection of poems, Your Father on the Train of Ghosts, was co-written with John Gallaher almost entirely through email. His poems have appeared in Poetry, Ploughshares, Kenyon Review, Gettysburg Review, New England Review, Colorado Review, American Letters & Commentary, among many other journals. He has received awards from the Poetry Society of America, the North Carolina Arts Council, the Campbell Corner Foundation, and the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference. He teaches at Bucknell University in Pennsylvania, where he directs the Bucknell Seminar for Younger Poets.

Residencies
  • 2013