Jason A. Schneiderman

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Associate Professor

EMAIL: jschneiderman@bmcc.cuny.edu

Office: N-765

Office Hours:

Phone: +1 (212) 220-8000;ext=7393

Jason Schneiderman holds an MFA from NYU and a PhD from the Graduate Center of CUNY. He has written four books of poems, and edited an anthology of Queer texts for Oxford University Press. The recipient of the Emily Dickinson Award from the Poetry Society of America and the Jerome J. Shestack award from the American Poetry Review, his poems and essays frequently appear in a variety of journals.




  • M.F.A. NYU, Poetry,2001
  • Ph.D. The Graduate Center of CUNY, English,2013

Courses Taught

Research and Projects


Honors, Awards and Affiliations

  • Jerome J. Shestack Award
    from the American Poetry Review

Additional Information

Sublimation Point (Four Way Books, 2004)
Striking Surface (Ashland Poetry Press, 2010)
Primary Source (Red Hen Press, 2016)
Hold Me Tight (Red Hen Press, 2020)

Edited Anthology:
Queer: A Reader for Writers (Oxford UP, 2016)

Emily Dickinson Award from the Poetry Society of America, 2004
The Richard Snyder Prize from Ashland Poetry Press, 2009
The Benjamin Saltman Award from Red Hen Press, 2014
Finalist for the Richard Hoffer Prize, 2015
The Jerome Shestack Prize from American Poetry Review, 2016