Jim Schley

24 Blue Moon Road
South Strafford, VT 05070-7703
(802) 765-4703

Author's Bio

Jim Schley majored in Literature & Creative Writing and Native American Studies at Dartmouth College; in 1986 he earned an MFA in Poetry from Warren Wilson College. He has been co-editor of the literary quarterly New England Review, production editor for University Press of New England, editor-in-chief of Chelsea Green Publishing Company, and managing editor of Tupelo Press; in the process, he has edited nearly two hundred books. From 2006 through 2008 he was executive director of The Frost Place, a museum and poetry conference center in Franconia, N.H. Jim now does freelance editing and proofreading for a number of publishers, including Archipelago, Wesleyan University Press, New Directions, and Milkweed Edition, and he works with individual writers.

Publications and Prizes

As When, In Season
(Marick Press, 2008)
, Best American Spiritual Writing
(Harper Collins, 2000)
, Good Poems
(Viking, 2002)
, One Another
(Chapiteau, 1999)
Crazyhorse, Garrison Keillor's Writer's Almanac, Ironwood, Northern Woodlands, Orion

Reviews, Recordings, and Interviews

More Information

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Prefers to work with: 
Seniors, Teachers
Born in: 
Milwaukee, WI
Raised in: 
Milwaukee, WI
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Last updated: Mar 04, 2019