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Wendy Drexler

Wendy Drexler
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Wendy Drexler. Photo by Debi Milligan.

Wendy Drexler’s first book-length collection, Western Motel, was published in 2012 by Turning Point. Her poems have appeared in Barrow Street, Blood Orange Review, Cider Press Review (2011 Pushcart Prize nominee), Mid-American Review (2012 Pushcart Prize nominee), Nimrod (semi-finalist, 2006 Nimrod/Hardman Pablo Neruda Prize), Off the Coast, Poetry East, RHINO, Salamander, and other journals, and featured on Verse Daily and in the anthologies Blood to Remember: American Poets on the Holocaust and Burning Bright. Her chapbook, Drive-Ins, Gas Stations, the Bright Motels (Pudding House, 2007), was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. She is a poetry editor for Sanctuary magazine. Her website is

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Wendy Drexler

I Write to Pay Attention

Flannery O’Connor once said, “How do I know what I mean until I see what I’ve said?

Topics: Holocaust, Poetry

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