Estha Weiner

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214 West 30th Street, 9th Floor
New York, NY 10001
Phone: 
(212) 279-2657, 212-650-6312

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: 
Blues For Bill:A Tribute to William Matthews
(University of Akron Press, Akron Poetry Series, 2005)
, In the Weather of the World
(Salmon Poetry (Ireland), 2013)
, Transfiguration Begins At Home
(Tiger Bark Press, 2009)
Anthologies: 
Blues for Bill: A Tribute to William Matthews
(University of Akron Press, Akron Poetry Series, 2005)
, Hurricane Blues
(Southeast Missouri State University Press, 2006)
, Killer Verse: Poems of Murder and Mayhem
(Random House, 2011)
, Never Before: Poems About First Experiences
(Four Way Books, 2005)
, New America
(Autumn House Press, 2013)
, 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, J Journal: New Writing on Justice, LIT, New Republic, Poetry in Performance, Puckerbrush Review, Rattapallax, South Dakota Review, The Same
Chapbook: 
The Mistress Manuscript
(Asheville Book Works, 2009)
Prizes Won: 
Paterson Poetry Prize- Celebrating Paterson in Poetry Pushcart Prize Nomination Visiting Scholar, Shakespeare Institute, Stratford, England

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
Raised in: 
Portland, ME
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Last updated: Feb 15, 2015