Published Writing and Bio


“It Tastes Like Nothing” 

Storm Cellar
“Elegant Spot” (forthcoming)

Gordon Square Review
“Superior and Decker” 

“A First Astronomy”

Journal Gearte
“WorldView: Cultural Intersections In Contemporary Art”

Grist: A Journal of the Literary Arts
“Red Tide” (forthcoming)

Tahoma Literary Review
“Court Of Common Pleas” 

“Dwell Time”

Crack the Spine
“Small Change”

“After Midnight We Had No Good Things To Say”

3Elements Review
“Blue In Green” (nominated for a Pushcart prize)

Sanat Dunyamiz (“Our Art World”)
“Inside Outside: On Creative Practice and Arts Partnership”

The Seventh Wave
“On Race And Small Talk With The Neighbors”

Indolent Books / What Rough Beast
“After War The Peace Will Be Worse”


Dionne Custer Edwards is a writer and educator working in art education programming at The Wexner Center for the Arts, where she created Pages, an art and writing program. She also developed WorldView: Global Intersections in Contemporary Art, and Expanded Classroom: Contemporary Art in Practice. Dionne’s interests include writing, literary arts, and developing cross-cultural arts-integrated programming and learning experiences.

She has received awards and fellowships for her work in the arts and in education: including in two separate years, nominations for a Greater Columbus Arts Council Community Arts Partnership award. Additionally, she presented in Indianapolis, a TEDx talk titled “Beautiful Distractions in 21st Century Learning,” and has spoke nationally on her research and work with the Pages program.

She has published creative writing, poetry and nonfiction prose, in a variety of publications including 3Elements ReviewFlock, Gordon Square Review, Gravel, GristStorm CellarThe Seventh WaveTahoma Literary Review, and others.

She has a BA in English, Ohio State University and MA in Creative Writing and Arts Education, Antioch University.



Contact Dionne Custer Edwards at


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