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Dylan Garcia-Wahl
poet/novelist
Divides his time between America and Paris

Ventures include:
 
Film:

Attended film school from 1986-1988.
Has written, directed, and produced several small, independent films.

Radio:

Multiple radio interviews.
Most recently was asked to be interviewed and read his poetry on NPR.
For this past National Poetry Month, a track containing his poem, "Naked Mercies" was
aired backed by improvised Jazz and released on a compilation CD.

Television:

Creator and director of two local television shows:
1: Gallery 7: a focus on the Twin Cities art scene
2: Day on Fire: a focus on poets and their works
Multiple television interviews
most recently a half hour interview on the show "Atheist Talk" in which he was
questioned on how some of his writing reflects an attack on politics in the church.

Poetry:

Three small collections of poetry published and sold in North America and Europe
1: Restless, the night burns
2: Dive!
3: In each whisper, a catharsis
His poetry has been published in nearly 100 periodicals in North America and Europe.
A full length collection of his poetry has been published, All that comes of Madden'd Days.
Another collection, Becoming, has been completed.

Prose:

Publication of the novel, Ashes of Mid Autumn
Putting the finishing touches on 5 other novels

Recordings:

'Caine and Wine - his poetry backed by Jazz improvisationalists
Words will heal the Wound - KFAI radio spoken word compilation
1 track - "naked mercies"
Wychwood - his poetry backed by classical musicians
(in progress)

Web Based 'Zines:

Multiple publications of poetry on the web
A year ago, he was asked to create a monthly serial for Mental
Contagion Magazine. What came about was Vespers and the Feast.
Currently writing the column, Shady Dealings, for Whistling Shade

Periodicals:

Multiple local newspaper articles written about him with interviews

Readings:

Ongoing readings in North Dakota, Colorado, Minnesota, Iowa, Illinois, Wisconsin

Organizations:

founder of the Lake Minnetonka Poetry Association
founder of the Day on Fire reading series
founder of the "The Wahl" reading series
Recently named poetry editor of Whistling Shade magazinePublishing:
Publisher and editor of the Venerable Seed - a literary magazine

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