|Dr. Sidney Wade|
|Institutions||University of Florida|
|Alma mater||University of Vermont
University of Houston
|Notable awards||Fulbright Fellowship|
Wade was born in Englewood, New Jersey, in 1951. She attended the University of Vermont, receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree in philosophy in 1974 and an M.Ed. in counseling in 1978. She earned an Ph.D in English from the University of Houston in 1994.
Wade has published five poetry collections, including: Celestial Bodies (2002), Green (1998), From Istanbul/Istanbul'dan (1998), and Empty Sleeves (1990). Istanbul'dan/From Istanbul was published in Turkish and English by Yapi Kredi Publications. Wade's latest collection of poems, Stroke, was published by Persea Books. Her poems have also appeared in The New Yorker, Poetry Magazine, The New Republic, Southern Review, and other publications.
Wade received a Fulbright Fellowship and was a senior lecturer at Istanbul University from 1989-1990. She was awarded the Stanley P. Young Fellowship from the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference in 1994. Wade currently the president of the Association of Writers & Writing Programs.
Wade lives in Gainesville.
- Stroke, Persea Books (forthcoming, January 2008)
- Celestial Bodies, Louisiana State University Press (2002)
- Green, University of South Carolina Press (1998)
- From Istanbul/Istanbul'dan, Yapi Kredi Yayinlar, Istanbul (1998)
- Empty Sleeves, University of Georgia Press (1991)
- Official website
- Profile from the University of Florida
- Profile from Verse Daily
- Sidney Wade's poem "Glory Train" in Gulf Coast: A Journal of Literature and Fine Arts (25.1).