Skip to content

English Department to Host Poet Jason Schneiderman on March 29-30

Please join us for campus events with poet, translator and essayist Jason Schneiderman on March 29-30.

Tuesday, March 29, from 4:30 to 5:45 p.m. | Poetry workshop in Kirby Hall 108.  Schneiderman will bring an exercise for everyone to do together. Wilkes students, staff and faculty members are welcome. 

Wednesday, March 30 from 4:30 to 5:45 p.m. | Visit to ENG 298: Advanced Workshop in Creative Nonfiction in Kirby Hall 103.  Any Wilkes student is welcome to attend this in-person session.  Please RSVP to if you plan on attending this class. 

Wednesday, March 30 at 7 p.m. | Reading and book signing in the Kirby Hall Salon.  Free and open to the public. Bring your friends and/or family!

These events are part of the 2022 Allan Hamilton Dickson Spring Writers Series.

About the artist:

Jason Schneiderman is the author of four books of poems, most recently Hold Me Tight (Red Hen, 2020). He edited the anthology Queer: A Reader for Writers (Oxford University Press, 2016). His poems and essays have appeared in numerous journals and anthologies. Schneiderman is a longstanding co-host of the podcast Painted Bride Quarterly Slush Pile. His awards include the Shestack Award and a Fulbright Fellowship. He is an associate professor of English at the Borough of Manhattan Community College and teaches in the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College.

Check out one of his fantastic poems, “Sugar And Smoking,” on the front page of his website.

black and white headshot of jason schneiderman
Jason Schneiderman