Welcome to the official website of Vallejo Poet Laureate D.L. Lang.

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To find out which events I’ll be reading at next, please visit the readings section.

Want me to come share a poem at your event?  Please contact me at poetryebook@gmail.com

Wanderings and Resting on my Laurels are both available at the Vallejo Bookstore in Vallejo, California.
Dragonfly Tomorrows and Dog-eared Yesterdays has been added to the JFK Library catalogue in Vallejo, California.
Wanderings is also a part of the Enid & Garfield County Library in Enid, Oklahoma.
Poet Loiterer, Resting on my Laurels, and Dragonfly Tomorrows and Dog-eared Yesterdays are available at the Bookshop Benicia in Benicia, California. My books are also available at amazon.com

If you are a fellow Solano County poet, please check out our resource page.

Photo by Jessica Brown.

D.L. Lang is the current Poet Laureate of Vallejo, California. She is the author of ten books, and one spoken word album. Her poems have been published in the Benicia Herald, Jewish Journal, Poets Are Heroes Magazine, the Benicia First Tuesday Poets anthology Light & Shadow, and in A Poet’s Siddur: Friday Evening Liturgy through the Eyes of Poets. Her poem “Is” was recently accepted into the Marin Poetry Center’s member anthology for 2018.

Lang has been a featured act at several local events including the Vallejo Man March, Unity Day, Solidarity with Charlottesville, Vallejo’s Families Belong Together rally, and International Peace Day. She has also featured at My Word Open Mic in Berkeley, the Marin Poetry Center Traveling Show, the Benicia First Tuesday Poets, and Rosanna’s in Benicia. She has hosted and organized poetry events at the JFK Library in Vallejo, CA. She is also a regular at Poetry by the Bay since 2015 and lead the Poetry in Notion poetry circle.

She has won ribbons and rosettes at the Alameda, Marin, San Mateo, and Solano County Fairs. Her poems have been transformed into songs, liturgy, and used as a means to advocate for causes. She served as a judge for the Solano County Poetry Out Loud competition, and for the JFK Library’s Write On! Teen Poetry Contest. She has also taught self-publishing to both Poetry in Notion and Benicia First Tuesday Poets. Verses, Voices and Visions of Vallejo is her poet laureate project.