Mike Schneider


910 Bingham St Unit H
Pittsburgh, PA 15203

Author's Bio

Mike Schneider has published poems in many literary journals, including Hunger Mountain, New Ohio Review, Notre Dame Review and Poetry. Three times nominated for the Pushcart Prize, he received the 2012 Editors Award in Poetry from The Florida Review, and won the 2016 Robert Phillips Prize (selected by Richard Foerster) from Texas Review Press, which in 2017 published his chapbook, How Many Faces Do You Have?

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Publications & Prizes

Nasty Women & Bad Hombres: A Poetry Anthology (Lascaux Review, 2017)
Motif: Writing by Ear (Motes Books, 2009)
Come Together: Imagine Peace (Bottom Dog Press, 2008)
An Eye for an Eye Makes the Whole World Blind: Poets on 9/11 (Regent Press, 2002)
How Many Faces Do You Have? (Texas Review Press, 2017)
Rooster (Main Street Rag, 2004)
5 A.M.
Antietam Review
Atlanta Review
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Mississippi Review
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Sampsonia Way
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The Comstock Review
The Ledge
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Vox Populi
Prizes won: 

2016 Robert Phillips Chapbook Prize, Texas Review Press; 2012 Editors Award, Florida Review; Runner-up 2004 Main Street Rag Chapbook Competition.

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
Tony Hoagland, Laura Kasischke, Dean Young, Walt Whitman, Pablo Neruda, Galway Kinnell, Jose Saramago, Fernando Pessoa, Curzio Malaparte, Sharon Olds, Tom Lux, Campbell McGrath, Paisley Rekdal, John le Carré, Hilary Mantel, Cormac McCarthy, Terrance Hayes.
What I'm reading now: 
The Light and the Mirror by Hilary Mantel, A Moment of War by Laurie Lee, The Year of the Death of Ricardo Reis by Jose Saramago, XX by Campbell McGrath, Skin by Curzio Malaparte, The Book of Disquiet by Fernando Pessoa, Squeeze Me by Carl Hiaasen, Appropriate: a Provocation by Paisley Rekdal

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Born in: 
Bellefonte, PA
Raised in: 
Millheim, PA
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Last update: May 16, 2021