Jason Baldinger


Jason Baldinger comes from Pittsburgh, PA

How long have you been writing? I’ve been writing since i was fifteen, but have only been actively performing, publishing etc for about 10 years now

What projects of yours have been recently published? Don Wentworth’s Grackle and Crow just put out a chaplet of short poems called Fumbles Revelation back in June. I also have three poems, including the honor of the title poem, in the Lowghost Love Poem Anthology Unconditional Surrender

What are you currently working on and what inspired this work? I have a book coming on Six Gallery Press early next year called Fragments of a Rainy Season. There is plans of a split book with Kansas Poet James Benger planned next year as well.

Where can we find your work? You can listen to audio versions of my books here https://jasonbaldinger.bandcamp.com/, you can also email me me for copies of my books at underwaterculprit@hotmail.com if you’d rather avoid the evil empire of Amazon.

How do you react to rejections? They happen, its no big deal. 

How do you react when one of your submissions is accepted for publication? Its always appreciated, but other than a day of humble bragging, i just get back to work writing/revision and re-submitting the rejects.

What is your favorite book? Richard Brautigan “So the wind won’t blow it all away”.

Who is your favorite author? Hmmm, this week maybe John Fante.

If you could have dinner with one fictional character, who would it be and why? Arturo Bandini, we all need a good catholic drunk once in a while.


Shakespeare or Bukowski? Bukowski.

Profile(s): I’m on facebook, not an author page.

Books for sale and/or press: The Whiskey Rebellion, The Lower Forty-Eight, Fragments of a Rainy Season (6 Gallery Press) The Lady Pittsburgh (Speed and Briscoe) The Studs Terkel Blues (Night Ballet), Fumbles Revelation (Grackle and Crow).