G.C. Waldrep's poetry books include The Earliest Witnesses (Tupelo, 2021), an Irish Times Best Poetry Books of 2021; a lyric collection, feast gently (Tupelo, 2018); a long poem, Testament (BOA Editions, 2015); and a chapbook, Susquehanna (Omnidawn, 2013). With Joshua Corey he edited The Arcadia Project: North American Postmodern Pastoral (Ahsahta, 2012), and with Ilya Kaminsky, Homage to Paul Celan (Marick, 2011).
His work has appeared in Poetry, Ploughshares, APR, New England Review, New American Writing, Harper’s, Tin House, Verse, and many other journals in the USA and abroad, as well as in Best American Poetry 2010 and 2018 and the second edition of Norton’s Postmodern American Poetry. He has received awards from the Poetry Society of America and the Academy of American Poets as well as the Colorado Prize, the Dorset Prize, the Campbell Corner Prize, two Pushcart Prizes, a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Literature, and a Gertrude Stein Award for Innovative American Poetry.
Waldrep currently lives in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, where he is Professor of English at Bucknell University and edits the journal West Branch.