Grace Schulman

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Grace Schulman (born 1935 New York City) is an American poet, and academic.


She studied at Bard College, and graduated from American University in 1955, and from New York University with a 1971.[1]

She is Distinguished Professor of English at Baruch College, CUNY. She has taught poetry writing at Princeton University, Columbia University, Wesleyan University, Bennington College, and Warren Wilson College.[2]

Her work has appeared in the New Yorker,[3] the New Republic, Paris Review,[4] Antaeus, Grand Street, the Yale Review, the Hudson Review, "Atlantic Monthly," and the Kenyon Review.

She served as Poetry Editor of the Nation (1972–2006),[5] and director of the Poetry Center, 92nd Street Y, 1973-1985.[6]

She lives in New York with her husband, a scientist, Dr. Jerome L. Schulman.


  • Guggenheim Fellowship for Poetry, 2004–2005
  • Aiken Taylor Award for Poetry, 2003
  • Distinguished Alumni Award, New York University Graduate Arts and Sciences, 2003
  • Finalist, Phi Beta Kappa Awards, 2002.
  • Delmore Schwartz Award for Poetry, 1996.
  • Poetry Fellowship from the New York Foundation of the Arts, 1995.
  • "Best Poem of 2004," American Scholar.






  • T. Carmi, At the Stone of Losses (poems), University of California Press (Berkeley, CA), 1983.
  • Pablo Antonio Cuadra (1979). Songs of Cifar and the Sweet Sea: Selections from the "Songs of Cifar," 1967-1977. Translators Grace Schulman, Ann M. De Zavala. Columbia University Press. ISBN 978-0-231-04772-2. 


  • The Best American Poetry 1995, edited by David Lehman and Richard Howard.
  • The Best of the Best American Poetry 1988-1998, edited by David Lehman and Harold Bloom.
  • Pushcart Prizes 21, 23, 27, and 32.
  • American Religious Poems, edited by Harold Bloom and Jesse Zuba.
  • I Speak of the City, edited by Stephen Wolf.
  • The Poetry Anthology,1912-2002, edited by Jospeph Parisi and Stephen Young.
  • Hammer and Blaze: A Gathering of Contemporary Poets, edited by Ellen Bryant Voigt and Heather McHugh.


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