Izzy Wasserstein


Izzy Wasserstein was born and raised in Kansas. She is the author of the poetry collections This Ecstasy They Call Damnation (a Kansas Notable Book) and When Creation Falls. Her poetry and fiction have appeared widely in publications such as Prairie Schooner, Clarkesworld, and Crab Orchard Review. She is a Lecturer in English at Washburn University, and shares a home with several furry companions and her wife, the writer Nora E. Derrington.


  • This Ecstasy They Call Damnation (Woodley Press, 2012)
  • When Creation Falls (Meadowlark, 2018)


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