Chelsea Dingman
Tampa, Florida

Forthcoming Poems: 2017
"When You Are Born Missing"
"Pathology"
"How a Woman Uses the Wind"
"Stillborn"
"Fetal Monitor"
"Visibility"
"Girl in the Sky"            
"In the Months After We Come Home From
the Hospital Empty-Handed"
"For Our Daughter"
"Undaughtered"
"Originstory"
"The Most Beautiful Suicide"
"Dear La Florida"
"February in West Florida"
"Imperatives for Living in Spite of the World"
"Anniversary with Yellow Iris"
"Redaction"
"Reconstructing the Saints"
"Manner of Death"
"Hillsborough County Aubade"
"Praise for the Natural World"
"Letter to My Future [Ex]"
"In the Alcoholic's Apartment, A Time Machine"
"Fugue"
"Unsigned Letter to My Stillborn Daughter Nine
Years Later"

Forthcoming Poems: 2018
"On Nights When I'm Visited By My Daughter"
"If I Had Given Her Just One Bottle, She Would
Still Be Alive"






 
 

First Book : Thaw
Winner of the National Poetry Series Competition (2016), chosen by Allison Joseph, and forthcoming from the University of Georgia Press (2017).
Preorder: http://www.ugapress.org/index.php/books/thaw/

Semifinalist for the Lexi Rudnitsky First Book Prize for Women and the Philip Levine Poetry Prize (2016)

Second book: West of the Dead
Finalist for Four Way Books' Levis Prize (2017)
Semifinalist for Crab Orchard Series' Open Competition (2017)

Winner: Sycamore Review's Wabash Prize for "Hunger (or the last of the daughter-hymns)" (Spring 2017)

Winner: Water~stone Review's Jane Kenyon Poetry Prize for "Aftermath" (2017)

Finalist: Phoebe Journal's Greg Grummer Poetry Award for "Persistent Complex Bereavement Disorder" (Spring 2017)

Winner: Southeast Review's Gearhart Poetry Prize for "The Girl in the River" (Fall 2016)

Finalist: Southern Humanities Review's Witness Prize for "Near Narajiv Selo"(Fall 2016)

Runner-up: Arcadia's Dead Bison Editor's Prize for "Traveling Through Tennessee
in January" (Fall 2016)

Finalist: Phoebe Journal's Greg Grummer Poetry Award for "The Year Between Storms" (Spring 2016)
*Also nominated for Best of the Net

Finalist: Crab Orchard Review's Student Awards for "Why I Leave" and "Song from a Drowning City (Legato)" (Spring 2016)

Pushcart nominee (2016): 
"Last Night I Knew Myself"
"Obedience"
"The Roger's Pass Sheds"
"Ghost Walk After the Resurrection"

Review for Thaw: Library Journal  http://reviews.libraryjournal.com/2017/07/books/nonfic/arts-humanities/national-poetry-series-winners-explore-personal-anguish-and-social-issues/

Media: Kenyon Review Online:  http://www.kenyonreview.org/2017/07/mix-tape-sometimes-choose-never/

Podcast: Superstition Review
http://blog.superstitionreview.asu.edu/2017/04/28/authors-talk-chelsea-dingman/

Interviews: The Drowning Gull
https://thedrowninggull.wordpress.com/2016/09/16/penned-interviews-with-writers/
https://thedrowninggull.wordpress.com/category/blog/