D. R. Wagner has authored over 20 books of poetry and letters, and has produced over fifty magazines and chapbooks. He was the founder and editor at Niagara Press and Runciple Spoons Press, and had worked with and published poets such as d.a. levy, Kenneth Rexroth, Allen Ginsberg, and Jim Morrison. In addition to his literary career, D. R. Wagner is also a singer-songwriter, musician and a visual artist of work that has won international awards and appeared in numerous publications and museum collections. Wagner has taught Design at UC Davis for twenty years.
D.R. Wagner performed on August 5th, 2009 and June 5th, 2014.