Darryl Lorenzo Wellington

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.

If you purchase a festival ticket (on the SFLF website) that is INCLUSIVE of the author's featured book, you will receive that book upon check-in for that event at the festival.

If you purchase the book directly through Collected Works, your book will be available for pickup at 202 Galisteo St (inside the brick and mortar bookstore, including during the festival).

Psalms at the Present Time Cover Image
ISBN: 9781945824500
Availability: Available to Ship - Est. Delivery in 8-13 Business Days
Published: Flowstone Press - November 15th, 2021


Celebrating the power of story, the inaugural Santa Fe Literary Festival will be an unforgettable weekend dedicated to a shared love and language of ideas. Collected Works Bookstore is thrilled to be the official bookstore of the Festival. 

Bestselling, prizewinning authors and literary legends like Margaret Atwood, Joy Harjo, Colson Whitehead, Sandra Cisneros, John Grisham, amongst others, will headline the festival, discussing their work with readings and book signings that set the stage for further inspired conversations.

NOTE: If you purchase a festival event ticket that is INCLUSIVE of the author's book, you will receive that book upon check-in for your event at the festival.

To order books by festival authors directly from CW, see below. Collected Works will be carrying a wide selection of books by all participating authors available for online pre-order and at the on-site festival bookstore May 20-23.

Purchase your tickets from the SF Literary Festival website here.

Purchase your books by festival authors directly from CW below:

Margaret Atwood     Freddie Bitsoie     Sandra Cisneros

Lynn Cline     William deBuys     Ashley Ford

John Grisham     Roshi Joan Halifax     Joy Harjo

Anne Hillerman     Cheryl Alters Jamison     Craig Johnson

Asma Khan     Phil Klay      Jon Krakauer

Valeria Luiselli     Deborah Madison      Emily St. John Mandel

George R. R. Martin      James McGrath Morris     Sarit Packer and Itamar Srulovich of Honey & Co. 

Carmella Padilla     Douglas Preston     Kirstin Valdez Quade

Bob Shacochis     Henry Shukman     Hampton Sides

Bryant Terry     Darryl Lorenzo Wellington     Colson Whitehead

Don Winslow     Lawrence Wright