Jim Schley

Poet

24 Blue Moon Road
South Strafford, VT 05070-7703
Phone: 
(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 & Prizes

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

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Seniors, Teachers
Born in: 
Milwaukee, WI
Wisconsin
Raised in: 
Milwaukee, WI
Wisconsin
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Last update: May 06, 2019