Steven Schneider

Department of English The University of Texas Pan-American
Edinburg, TX 78739
Phone: 
956-665-8775

Author's Bio

Steven P. Schneider is Professor of English at the University of Texas-Pan American. He is the co-creator with his artist wife Reefka of the traveling exhibit and book Borderlines: Drawing Border Lives, Fronteras: dibujando las vidas fronterizas. He is the author of several books, including two collections of poetry, Prairie Air Show and Unexpected Guests, a scholarly book entitled A.R. Ammons and the Poetics of Widening Scope and the editor of Complexities of Motion: New Essays on A.R. Ammons’s Long Poems and The Contemporary Narrative Poem: Critical Crosscurrents. His awards include a Wurlitzer Foundation residency, the Anna Davidson Rosenberg Award for Poetry, a Nebraska Arts Council Fellowship and two Big Read grants from the National Endowment for the Arts.

Publications and Prizes

Books: 
Borderlines: Drawing Border Lives
(Wings Press, 2010)
Prizes Won: 
Wurlitzer Foundation Residency,(Summer 2012) Fred Whitehead Award for Best Design of a Trade Book (Texas Institute of Letters, 2011 for Borderlines: Drawing Border lives) Unexpected Guests (Blue Light Press Poetry Contest, 2008) Prairie Air Show,(Sandhills Press, 2000)

More Information

Listed as: 
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Caucasian
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
Spanish
Born in: 
Trenton
Raised in: 
Providence, RI
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Last updated: Feb 01, 2012