CroppedColor212112016Tina Schumann is the author of three poetry collections, As If (Parlor City Press, 2010) which was the recipient of the Stephen Dunn Poetry Prize, Requiem. A Patrimony of Fugues (Diode Editions, 2016) which won the Diode Editions Chapbook Contest for 2016, and Praising the Paradox (Red Hen Press, 2019.) The anthology she curated and edited, Two Countries. U.S. Daughters and Sons of Immigrant Parents. Flash Memoir, Personal Essays and Poetry from seventy authors across the country was released by Red Hen Press in October of 2017. Her full collection, Praising the Paradox was named a finalist in the National Poetry Series, Four Way Books Intro Prize and the New Issues Poetry Prize among others. Her work received the 2009 American Poet Prize from The American Poetry Journal, a Pushcart nomination and finalist status in the 2013 Annual Poetry Contest, as well as honorable mention in The Atlantic 2008 poetry contest. She was a featured poet at the 2014 Skagit River Poetry Festival and Assistant Director at Her poems have appeared in publications and anthologies since 1999 including The American Journal of Poetry, Ascent, Atticus Review, Cimarron Review, Midwest Quarterly, Nimrod, Parabola, Palabra,, The Human, The Yale Journal for Humanities in Medicine and Verse Daily.