Dear Planners of My Funeral


Tina Schumann is a pushcart nominated author of three poetry collections: As If winner of the Stephen Dunn Poetry Prize, Requiem. A Patrimony of Fugues, winner of the Diode Editions Chapbook competition, and Praising the Paradox (Red Hen Press). She is editor of the IPPY award-winning anthology Two-Countries: U.S. Daughters and Sons of Immigrant Parents (Red Hen). Her poems have appeared widely since 1999, including Ascent, Cimarron Review, Michigan Quarterly Review, Nimrod, Verse Daily and The Writer’s Almanac.

Photograph by Josh Reeder-Esparza.

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