DARRYL LORENZO WELLINGTON is the 2021–2023 poet laureate of Santa Fe. His poetry chapbook Life’s Prisoners received the 2017 Turtle Island Quarterly Chapbook Award. His first full-length poetry collection is Psalms at the Present Time (Flowstone Press, 2021). Wellington has also worked for more than twenty years as a journalist and essayist, publishing magazine feature articles, political commentary, poetry, and book reviews in publications such as Dissent, The Nation, The Progressive, The Washington Post, The Christian Science Monitor, The Common Review, Boston Review, The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education, and n+1. He also writes a syndicated editorial column for the Progressive Media Project. Since 2016, he has been a writing/communications fellow with the Center for Community Change, a Washington, D.C.–based organization that supports low-income people of color.
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