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Estha Weiner

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Estha Weiner

Author's Bio

I am continuing, with pleasure to work for Poets and Writers, teaching a workshop through the Seniors program, run by Bonnie Marcus. A member of the English Dept. at City College of NY, I have taught or continue to teach for: The Frost Place, Poets House, Writers' Voice,and Stonecoast Writers' Conference. For The New York Council on the Humanities, I have been a Speaker-On-Shakespeare, and currently serve on the Advisory Board of Slapering Hol Press, Hudson Valley Writers Center. I created and direct The Sarah Lawrence NY Alumna/ae Writers Nights. In my previous life , I was an actor, and worked for BBC Radio, and still do some voice-overs, promos, books-on-tape, and film narration work.

Publications and Prizes

Books:
Transfiguration Begins At Home (Tiger Bark Press, 2009), Blues For Bill:A Tribute to William Matthews (University of Akron Press, Akron Poetry Series, 2005)
Chapbooks:
The Mistress Manuscript (Asheville Book Works, 2009)
Anthologies:
Killer Verse: Poems of Murder and Mayhem (Random House, 2011), Hurricane Blues (Southeast Missouri State University Press, 2006), Blues for Bill: A Tribute to William Matthews (University of Akron Press, Akron Poetry Series, 2005), Never Before: Poems About First Experiences (Four Way Books, 2005), Paterson: The Poets' City (Paterson Poetry Center, 2005), The Poets' Grimm (Story Line Press, 2003)
Journals:
Barrow Street, Big City Lit, Brilliant Corners, Global City Review, J Journal, LIT, New Republic, Poetry in Performance, Puckerbrush Review, Rattapallax, South Dakota Review, The Same
Prizes:
Paterson Poetry Prize- Celebrating Paterson in Poetry Pushcart Prize Nomination Visiting Scholar, Shakespeare Institute, Stratford, England

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Listing last updated: June 14, 2011

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Identifies as:
Caucasian
Prefers to work with:
Adults
Fluent in:
French
Born in:
Portland, ME
Raised in:
Portland, ME

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