G.C. Waldrep

G.C. Waldrep’s most recent books are 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). Waldrep lives in Lewisburg, Pa., where he teaches at Bucknell University, edits the journal West Branch, and serves as Editor-at-Large for The Kenyon Review.


Dark Archive: On G.C. Waldrep’s Testament & its Sources

A choice: the castle, the chapel, or else the exploded gunpowder manufactory...    What happens when the space between words is no longer enough to maintain a semblance of order? In G.C. Waldrep’s Testament, the various hierarchies that we have imposed upon language are jostled, interrogated, and fundamentally challenged. As […]


the child-snow (2) by G.C. Waldrep

  the child-snow listens, (enclaved)   ungirds its mission posture   fever-dream of anemone, radio fosse/foundry   the vanquished epic shines faintly (within its lore)   settlement as a marked deck   beneath its optic shallow- glassed, clef-choir   each petal’s measured skein   knows youth’s blue-boned Arctic   the […]


site fidelity by G.C. Waldrep

  your eye / underthreatens   radiant osprey, fire-hasp yarrow blooming yet tenderly, at the summit       G.C. Waldrep’s most recent books are 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 […]