About Me

ESTHA WEINER's newest poetry collection is  forthcoming from Salmon Poetry, Ireland,  in  Spring, 2018  She is  author of  In the Weather of the World  { Salmon, 2013}, The Mistress Manuscript (Book Works, 2009); Transfiguration Begins At Home (Tiger Bark Press, 2009); and co-editor/contributor to Blues for Bill: A Tribute to William Matthews ( Akron Poetry Series, University of Akron Press, 2005.)  Her poems have appeared in numerous anthologies and magazines, including The New Republic and Barrow Street. Winner of a Paterson Poetry Prize and a Visiting Scholar at The Shakespeare Institute, Stratford, England, Estha is founding director of Sarah Lawrence College NY Alumnae Writers Nights, Marymount Writers Nights, and a Speaker on Shakespeare for The New York Council For The Humanities. She is a Professor in the English Dept. at City College of NY, and serves or has served on the Poetry/Writing faculties of The Frost Place, Sarah Lawrence Writing Institute,  Hudson Valley Writers Center, Stone Coast Writers Conference, Poets and Writers, Poets House, and The Writers Voice. She also serves on the Advisory Committee of Slapering Hol Press, Hudson Valley Writers Center. In her previous life , Estha was an actor and worked for BBC Radio. 
(author photo: Michael Ian)