Thursday, 6 August 2009

Aunt Ruth Wildes Schuler's Radio Interview with Jane Crown

Wanted to congratulate my dearest and kindest Aunt Ruth Wildes Schuler,a famous American Writer and Poet,on winning third prize in the Embassy International dancing Poetry Contest this year.

Here are the links to her radio interview, with the Fantabulous Jane Crown

Ruth Wildes Schuler was born in Salem, Massachusetts on February 11, 1933. She received a Master’s Degree in creative writing from San Francisco State University. She has had over 1000 poems, short stories, literary articles and book reviews published in anthologies and small press publications in twenty one countries around the world and has had work translated into nineteen languages. She also has had work published on the Internet from the United States, Germany, India, and Hong Kong. She started her own press Heritage Trails and published many chap books and anthologies. For eleven years, she edited an international literary magazine, PROPHETIC VOICES. She folded her press and magazine to devote full time to her own writing. She has edited a number of anthologies for other presses, including a collection of Native American poetry for Willfion Publishers in Scotland, and Northwoods Press and Indian Valley Colleges in the United States. She has had 13 books of poetry published and two books of short stories. She was nominated numerous times for the Pushcart Prize and received a plaque from the World Congress of Poets and others. She has won numerous first and grand prizes in poetry from the New York Poetry Forum, the Berkeley Poets, Ina Coolbrith Circle, Poets of the Vineyard and others. She has received certificates of merit from the International Writer and Artists Association, the National Poetry Association, Poetry Organization of Women, International Writers Association, Poesie India International and others. She has had poems and short stories published in two textbooks put out of the American Association of University Women. She has appeared on television a number of times, and in March 2005, she was a speaker representing the United States at the Kaohsiung, Taiwan World Poetry Festival that had poets from twenty-four countries in attendance. A stone with her poem in both Chinese and English was placed in the park in Kaohsiung.

Link to her blog

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