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Finalist for the Edna St Vincent Millay Prize, 2018
Finalist in Five Oaks Press Chapbook competition, 2015
Pushcart Prize nomination, 2014
Semifinalist in the Sundress Press chapbook competition, 2013
Best of Section Award for my essay “Young and Driven: How to Draw Out and Preserve Passion in the Early Stages of Creative Writing Pedagogy” which I presented at the 2013 KPA conference
[Hooked Through] is full of deep, mysterious grief. Reading these poems truly makes you feel hooked, lifted, and raw.
Wagner is a poet who brings to her language the gift of both legend and locality. Instead of gutting one story to stomach another, she foregoes image worship and rewrites the ghosted psalm.