Tina Schumann

Seattle, WA

Author's Bio

Tina Schumann is a Pushcart nominated poet, the author of three poetry collections and editor of the forthcoming anthology Two-Countries: U.S. Daughters and Sons of Immigrant Parents, a collection of flash memoir, personal essays and poetry from over sixty contributors (Red Hen Press, 2017.) Her debut poetry collection, As If (Parlor City Press, 2010) was awarded the Stephen Dunn Poetry Prize for 2010. Her second collection Requiem. A Patrimony of Fugues won the 2016 Diode Editions Chapbook Competition. Her full collection entitled Praising the Paradox is forthcoming from Red Hen Press in 2019. This collection was named a finalist in the National Poetry Series, the Four Way Books Intro Prize, New Issues Poetry Prize, and others. She is the recipient of the 2009 American Poet Prize from The American Poetry Journal and her work received honorable mentions in The Atlantic and Crab Creek Review poetry contests. She was a featured poet at the 2014 Skagit River Poetry Festival and is Assistant Director of Artsmith.org. Schumann holds an MFA from the Rainier Writing Workshop at Pacific Lutheran University and her poems have appeared in publications and anthologies since 1999 including The American Journal of Poetry, Ascent, Atticus Review, Cimarron Review, Crab Creek Review, FEAST: Poetry and Recipes for a Full Seating at Dinner (Black Lawrence Press, 2015), Harpur Palate, Midwest Quarterly, Nimrod, Palabra, Parabola, Poemeleon, Poetry International, San Pedro River Review, SubTerrain, Switched-on Gutenberg, Terrain.org, Raven Chronicles and the Yale Journal for Humanities in Medicine.

Publications and Prizes

Books: 
Requiem. A Patrimony of Fugues
(Diode Editions, 2016)
, Two-Countries. U.S. Daughters and Sons of Immigrant Parents
(Red Hen Press, 2017)
Anthologies: 
American Society: What Poets See
(FutureCycle Press, 2012)
, FEAST: Recipes and Poems for a Full Serving at the Table
(Black Lawrence Press, 2014)
, Pontoon #4
(Floating Bridge Press, 2000)
Journals: 
Ascent, Atticus Review, Chrysanthemum, Cimarron Review, Crab Creek Review, Cranky, diode, Generations, Midwest Quarterly, Nimrod, Palabra, Parabola, Poetry International, Poets West, Raven Chronicles, San Pedro River Review, Snow Monkey, subTerrain, Switched-On Gutenberg, Terrain.org: A Journal of the Built & Natural Environments, The American Journal of Poetry, The American Poetry Journal, The Human Journal, The Lost River Review, The Yale Journal for Humanities in Medicine
Chapbook: 
As If
(Split Oak Press, 2010)
Prizes Won: 
2010 Stephen Dunn Poetry Prize, the 2016 Diode Editions Chapbook Compitition, 2014 Runner-up in Phyllis L. Ennes Poetry Contest judged by poet Ellen Bass, 2011 National Poetry Series finalist, 2014 Four Way Books Intro Prize Finalist, 2012 Puchcart nomination,The 2009 American Poet Prize winner (American Poetry Journal),winner,2005 Judd Hill Poetry Prize winner, 2008 finalist in Pacific Northwest Writers Association Zola Literary Award,2013 Vermont Writers Studio Fellowship.

More Information

Listed as: 
Poet
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Other
Prefers to work with: 
Adults
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
San Diego
Raised in: 
N/A
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Last updated: Aug 15, 2017