Tina Schumann’s manuscript “As If” was awarded the Stephen Dunn Poetry Prize for 2010 and will see publication by Parlor City Press this year. Her work received honorable mention in The Atlantic Poetry Writing Contest for 2008 and she is the recipient of the American Poet Prize for 2009 from The American Poetry Journal. She received an MFA from the Rainier Writing Workshop at Pacific Lutheran University. Her work has appeared or is forthcomng in The American Poetry Journal, The Cimarron Review, Crab Creek Review, Harpur Palate, PALABRA, Poetry International and The Raven Chronicles. She lives in Seattle, Washington.