Biography of D.L. Lang
D.L. Lang is the second Poet Laureate of Vallejo, California (2017-2019) . She is the author of nine poetry collections, and one spoken word album under the name D.L. Lang. Her poetry has also been published in the Benicia Herald and the Jewish Journal. Several of her pieces have been honored with awards at the Solano County Fair, Alameda County Fair, and the Marin County Fair.
Lang has been reading her poems to the public since 2014, when she became inspired to perform on a regular basis after an open mic at her synagogue. She has since been a regular spoken word performer at Poetry by the Bay since 2015, featured as a part of the Marin Poetry Center’s Travelling Show, a mystery poet at the Benicia First Tuesday Poets, performed at Poetry Day at the Alameda County Fair, and was a featured spoken word performer at the Vallejo Man March peace rally. She has guest hosted Poetry by the Bay, served as a judge for the Solano County Poetry Out Loud Competition, taught self-publishing to the JFK Library’s Poetry in Notion group, and was interviewed on the Duck Soop podcast.
D.L. Lang's Works:
Tea & Sprockets, Abundant Sparks & Personal Archeology, Look Ma! No Hands! , Poet Loiterer, Id Biscuits, Barefoot in the Sanctuary, Armor Against the Dawn, Dragonfly Tomorrows & Dog-eared Yesterdays, Happy Accidents