Wagner is an award-winning poet, author and artist who wrote WE MAD CLIMB SHAKY LADDERS, poems about her life with the mental illness, schizophrenia, and co-author, with her sister, a psychiatrist, of DIVIDED MINDS: TWIN SISTERS AND THEIR JOURNEY THROUGH SCHIZOPHRENIA, a memoir, which was a finalist for the Connecticut Book Award and won the NAMI Outstanding Literature Award in 2006. It is still in print, and available at Amazon.
Her work has been published in Tikkun, Midwest Poetry Review, and the New York TImes Sunday Magazine as well as the Hartford Courant and the LA Weekly, among other places. She also won an international poetry competition sponsored by the BBC in 2001/2. Her newest book of poetry, is available for publication.
Her art was on display in Connecticut area libraries in 2011 and 2012 and is always available for sale and donation. She currently lives in Vermont. Her first poetry book was WE MAD CLIMB SHAKY LADDERS, available on Amazon. Her second poetry book including art, LEARNING TO SEE IN THREE DIMENSIONS was published by Green Writers Press and Sundog Poetry in 2017.
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