Scott Wiggerman

Scott Wiggerman is the author of two previous volumes of poetry, Presence (Pecan Grove Press) and Vegetables and Other Relationships (Plain View Press), and the editor of several Dos Gatos Press collections, including Lifting the Sky: Southwestern Haiku & Haiga and Big Land, Big Sky, Big Hair, as well as two volumes of Wingbeats: Exercises & Practice in Poetry, cited in the 2015 Poet’s Market as one of “six stellar sources” of poetry prompts for writers. For over a decade, he and husband David Meischen have owned and operated Dos Gatos Press, publisher of not only books, but also the long-running Texas Poetry Calendar. Wiggerman’s poems have appeared in such journals as Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review, Southwestern American Literature, Contemporary Sonnet, Spillway, Sojourn, and Pinyon Review; and are included in anthologies like No Regrets, Best Gay Poetry, Forgetting Home, Between: New Gay Poetry, and Collecting Life; and in craft books, such as The Book of Forms and The Crafty Poet. Thrice-nominated for Pushcart Prizes, Wiggerman is also a frequent poetry-writing workshop leader.

Leaf and Beak: Sonnets