Chelsea Dingman
Tampa, Florida

Forthcoming Poems: 2017
"When You Are Born Missing"
"Pathology"
"How a Woman Uses the Wind"
"Stillborn"
"Accident Report: After the Baby Dies at Birth"
"Chimera"
"Snow Fugue"
"Fetal Monitor"
"Visibility"
"Girl in the Sky"
"Hunger (or the last of the daughter-hymns)"            
"Prayer After Migration & Miscarriage"
"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"
"Why I Stay"
"Abandon"
"The Werther Effect"
"Reconstructing the Saints"
"Wintersong"
"Psychogeography"
"Manner of Death"
"Hillsborough County Aubade"
"Confession"

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"

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/