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Tina Schumann is a pushcart nominated poet and the author of three poetry collections, “Praising the Paradox” (Red Hen Press, 2019) which was a finalist in the National Poetry Series, Four Way Books Intro Prize and Julie Suk Award, “Requiem. A Patrimony of Fugues” (Diode Editions, 2017) which won the Diode Editions Chapbook Contest and “As If” (Parlor City Press, 2010) which was awarded the Stephen Dunn Poetry Prize. She is editor of the IPPY-award winning anthology “Two Countries. U.S. Daughters and Sons of Immigrant Parents” (Red Hen, 2017). Schumann’s work received the 2009 American Poet Prize from The American Poetry Journal, finalist status in the Terrain annual poetry contest, as well as honorable mentions in The Atlantic and Crab Creek Review. She is a poetry editor with Wandering Aengus Press, and a graduate of the Rainier Writing Workshop at Pacific Lutheran University. Her poems have appeared widely since 1999, including The American Journal of Poetry, Ascent, Cimarron Review, Michigan Quarterly Review, Nimrod, Parabola, Palabra, Poetry Daily, Poemeleon, Rattle, Verse Daily, and read on NPR’s The Writer’s Almanac.
'“Where Are You From?” A Conversation with Tina Schumann' by Syndey J. Elliott, Community College Humanities Review Journal