Oliver Baez Bendorf is the author of The Spectral Wilderness (Kent State U., 2015).

New work is forthcoming from American Poetry Review, Third Coast, Poetry Northwest, and West Branch.

Selection of poems available online

The Gospel According to X — sections at Dreginald and Heavy Feather Review

Evergreen (Academy of American Poets Poem-A-Day)

Ritual (Black Warrior Review)

Other Names (Poetry Northwest)

ghost ship novena inside a year-long funeral (BOAAT)

texture of needing brown (Ninth Letter)

Queer Facts About Vegetables (Poetry Society of America)

I Promised Her My Hands Wouldn’t Get Any Larger (Ninth Letter)

Love and the Bodega (Tupelo Quarterly)

Ten Telegrams from Paradise (Feminist Wire)

Patrón (Indiana Review)

Title and Blue Boy (Blackbird)

Inventory (Verse Daily)

Field Guide to the Spectral Wilderness (diode)

Provincetown and The Woodlot (Cutbank)