Photo of Tina Schumann speaking at an eventTina Schumann is a Pushcart nominated poet, the author of three poetry collections and editor of the forthcoming anthology Two-Countries: U.S. Daughters and Sons of Immigrant Parents, a collection of flash memoir, personal essays and poetry from over sixty contributors (Red Hen Press, 2017.) Her debut poetry collection, As If (Parlor City Press, 2010) was awarded the Stephen Dunn Poetry Prize for 2010. Her second collection, Requiem. A Patrimony of Fugues won the 2016 Diode Editions Chapbook Competition. Her full collection, Praising the Paradox is forthcoming from Red Hen Press in 2019. This collection was named a finalist in the National Poetry Series, the Four Way Books Intro Prize, New Issues Poetry Prize, and others. She is the recipient of the 2009 American Poet Prize from The American Poetry Journal, finalist in the 2013 Terrain.org Poetry Contestand her work received honorable mentions in The Atlantic and Crab Creek Review poetry contests. She was a featured poet at the 2014 Skagit River Poetry Festival and is Assistant Director of Artsmith.org. Schumann received an MFA from the Rainier Writing Workshop at Pacific Lutheran University and her poems have appeared in publications and anthologies since 1999 including The American Journal of Poetry, Ascent, Atticus Review, Cimarron Review, Crab Creek Review, FEAST: Poetry and Recipes for a Full Seating at Dinner (Black Lawrence Press, 2015), Harpur Palate, Midwest Quarterly, Nimrod, Palabra, Parabola, Poemeleon, Poetry International, San Pedro River Review, Raven Chronicles, SubTerrain, Switched-on Gutenberg, Terrain.org, The Human, The Yale Journal for Humanities in Medicine, and Verse Daily.