Kary Wayson


Kary Wayson is the author of two books of poetry—The Slip (Burnside Review, 2020) and American Husband (Ohio State University Press, 2009)—as well as a chapbook, Dog & Me (LitRag Press, 2004). Her poems have appeared in many places, including The Nation, Narrative, FIELD, and the Best American Poetry and Pushcart Prize anthologies. A Stranger "Genius Award" nominee, Kary was Writer-in-Residence at Hugo House from 2013-2015. She has received grants and fellowships from Allied Arts Foundation, Artist Trust, 4Culture, and the Seattle Arts Commission. She lives and works an editor and manuscript consultant in Seattle, where she's also an associate editor at Poetry Northwest.


Available anytime, though I do *prefer* after 9:00am and no weekends.

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