Nebraska Authors

Steven P. Schneider

AKA: Steve

Born 1951 Trenton, NJ (USA)

Department of English, Kearney State College. Taught Poetry section at the Fort Kearney Writer's Conference at the University of Nebraska-Kearney, July, 1997.

Places Lived

McAllen, TX
Kearney, NE
Seattle, WA
Iowa City, IA

Author Of

  • Nonfiction
  • Poetry


Poetry; Criticism; Nonfiction


BA, 1973, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
MFA, 1977, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
PhD, 1986, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA


Professor of Creative Writing and Literature and Cultural Studies and Director of New Programs and Special Projects, University of Texas, Rio Grande Valley
Professor of English, Director of English Graduate Studies Program

Places Worked

University of Texas, Rio Grande Valley
Professor of English, University of Nebraska-Kearney


Merit award from Lincoln Arts Council in 1997


Castles in the Sand. 1982. (with Jeffrey Shear)
The Athletic Eye. 1983. (with Dr. Arthur Seiderman)
A.R. Ammons and the Poetic of Widening Scope, 1994.
Complexities in Motion: New Essays on A.R. Ammons' Long Poems. 1999. (Editor)
Prairie Air Show, 2000.

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