Estha Weiner


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

Author's Bio

ESTHA WEINER 's newest poetry collection, at the last minute was published by Salmon Poetry In March 2019..  She is  author of  In the Weather of the World  { Salmon}, The Mistress Manuscript ( Asheville Book Works) ; Transfiguration Begins At Home (Tiger Bark Press); and co-editor/contributor to Blues for Bill: A Tribute to William Matthews ( Akron Poetry Series, University of Akron Press.}   Her poems have appeared in numerous anthologies and magazines, including The  New Republic and Barrow Street, and six poems have been translated into Dutch. Winner of a Paterson Poetry Prize and a Visiting Scholar at The Shakespeare Institute, Stratford, England, Estha is founding director of Sarah Lawrence College NY Alumni/ae Writers Nights, Marymount Writers Nights, and a Speaker on Shakespeare for The New York Council For The Humanities. She is a Professor in the English Dept. at City College of NY,, and Sarah Lawrence College Writing  Institute.  and serves or has served on the Poetry/Writing faculties of The Frost Place,  Hudson Valley Writers Center, Stone Coast Writers Conference, Poets and Writers, Poets House, and The Writers Voice. She also serves on the Advisory Committee of Slapering Hol Press, Hudson Valley Writers Center. In her previous life , Estha was an actor and worked for BBC Radio.


Publications & Prizes

New America (Autumn House Press, 2013)
Killer Verse: Poems of Murder and Mayhem (Random House, 2011)
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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)
at the last minute (Salmon Poetry (Ireland), 2019)
In the Weather of the World (Salmon Poetry (Ireland), 2013)
Transfiguration Begins At Home (Tiger Bark Press, 2009)
Blues For Bill:A Tribute to William Matthews (University of Akron Press, Akron Poetry Series, 2005)
The Mistress Manuscript (Asheville Book Works, 2009)
J Journal
Barrow Street
Big City Lit
Brilliant Corners
Global City Review
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New Republic
Poetry in Performance
Puckerbrush Review
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The Same
Prizes won: 

Paterson Poetry Prize- Celebrating Paterson in Poetry Pushcart Prize Nomination Visiting Scholar, Shakespeare Institute, Stratford, England

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Last update: Sep 01, 2019