BRUCE SNIDER


Bruce Snider is a writer and teacher. He is the author of two poetry collections, Paradise, Indiana, winner of the Lena-Miles Wever Todd Poetry Prize, and The Year We Studied Women, winner of Felix Pollak Prize in Poetry. A former Wallace Stegner fellow and Jones Lecturer at Stanford University, he’s also the recipient of a James A. Michener fellowship from The University of Texas at Austin, where he received his MFA in poetry and playwriting. Bruce’s other awards include residencies at Yaddo, the Millay Colony, the Amy Clampitt House, and the James Merrill House as well as a fellowship to the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference. His poetry and nonfiction have appeared in American Poetry Review, Poetry, VQR, Iowa Review, Ploughshares, Gettysburg Review, Pleiades, Southern Review and Best American Poetry 2012. He has taught at numerous universities including Stanford University, the University of Texas at Austin, Saint Mary’s College of California, and Connecticut College. He was the Jenny McKean Moore Writer-in-Washington at George Washington University in Washington DC for 2012-2013, and is currently an Assistant Professor at the University of San Francisco.