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Author: Ken Waldman

Since 1995, Ken Waldman has made his living as a freelance writer, musician, performer, and educator, appearing in a wide variety of venues for a wide variety of audiences. In addition to six previous full-length poetry collections, he has a memoir and a children's book of poems. He also has nine CDs which combine original poetry with Appalachian-style string-band music and Alaska-set storytelling. Ken Waldman has an MFA from University of Alaska Fairbanks, and his work has appeared in such publications as Arts & Letters, Beloit Poetry Journal, Massachusetts Review, Puerto del Sol, Quarterly West, and in anthologies published by University of Alaska Press, University Press of New England, and Everyman's Library. Several of his poems and stories have been nominated for Pushcart Prizes. TRUMP SONNETS: VOLUME 1 (THE FIRST 50 DAYS) is a sequel to his 2006 collection, AS THE WORLD BURNS: THE SONNETS OF GEORGE W. BUSH, also published by Ridgeway Press.

And Shadow Remained
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And Shadow Remained

Pavement Saw Press

Poetry. "The poems in AND SHADOW REMAINED are Ken Waldman's best—they're dark, sad, and knowing, fragmented snapshots of family regret, busted relationships, and a man moving through the harsh Alaskan terrain as he tries to stay warm with a song."—G...

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As the World Burns: The Sonnets of George W. Bush and Other Poems of the 43rd Presidency
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As the World Burns: The Sonnets of George W. Bush and Other Poems of the 43rd Presidency

Ridgeway Press

Poetry. Ken Waldman's AS THE WORLD BURNS is the sixth collection from this Alaska poet who is also a touring musician. "A hugely ambitious book, containing over 60 mostly Petrarchan sonnets. Waldman imagines himself in George W's head and goes from ...

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Trump Sonnets: Volume 1 (The First 50 Days)
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Trump Sonnets: Volume 1 (The First 50 Days)

The Ridgeway Press

Poetry. A few days after the November 8, 2016 United States presidential election, Ken Waldman considered Donald Trump's surprise victory, and wrote the sentence: "You make George W. seem a statesman—this your opening trick," and made it the first l...

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