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Ada Jill Schneider, winner of the National Galway Kinnell Poetry Prize, began writing at the age of fifty-three. Her lyrical poems about growing older, the rewards of long love, and family relationships combine attributes of wisdom and wit to strike a universal chord. She has reviewed poetry books for Midstream magazine and directs “The Pleasure of Poetry,” a program she founded, at the Somerset Public Library in Massachusetts. She received her MFA in Writing from Vermont College and is available for readings at bookstores, libraries, and community centers in New England.

Ada’s poems also appear in the following anthologies:

Crossing Class: The Invisible Wall, Wising Up Press  (2018)

The Poeming Pigeon: Poems from the Garden, The Poetry Box  (2017)

Mom Egg Review (2017)

The Poeming Pigeon: Poems about Music, The Poetry Box  ( 2016)

Veils, Halos, and Shackles: International Poetry on the Oppression and Empowerment

of Women, Kasva Press, Israel (2016)

Coming Off the Line, Main Street Rag (2015)

Jewish Women’s Literary Annual (2014)

Obsession: Sestinas for the 21st Century, University Press of New England (2014)

Bigger Than They Appear: Anthology of Very Short Poems, Accents Publishing (2011)

Child of My Child, Gelles-Cole Literary Enterprises (2010)  2011 Finalist Next Generation Indie Book Awards

The Literary Hatchet, PearTree Press (2009, 2010, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016)

Love After 70, Wising Up Press (2008)

Letters to the World, Red Hen Press (2008)

The Why and Later, Deep Cleveland Press (2007)

Regrets Only, Little Pear Press (2006)

Celebrations, July Literary Press, (2006)

Caring Stories, Publish America (2002)

A Christmas Collection, July Literary Press (2001)

Heartbeat of New England, Tiger Moon (2000)

Her Face in the Mirror, Beacon Press (1994)

plus many other literary journals and online magazines.

You may contact Ada at adajschneider@gmail.com  



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Updated January 2017

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