Vermont Humanities

Jim Schley

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Jim Schley has been leading book discussion groups for twenty years and has taught for Community College of Vermont and The Frost Place, where he was executive director. At Dartmouth College he majored in Literature and Creative Writing and minored in Native American Studies, and he has an M.F.A. in poetry from Warren Wilson College.

He has worked as a book editor for many years, previously for University Press of New England, Chelsea Green, and Tupelo Press, and presently for Wesleyan University Press, Brandeis University Press, and New Directions. He is regular contributor to Seven Days, and is the author of the poetry chapbook One Another (Chapiteau, 1999) and a full-length book of poems, As When, In Season (Marick, 2008). He lives with his family on a land cooperative in South Strafford.

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Booker Prize Winners

Established in 1968, England’s Booker Prize is awarded annually to a citizen of the U.K., the Commonwealth, Ireland, Pakistan, or South Africa who has written the year’s best novel according to a panel of critics, writers, and academics.

Vermont Humanities*** February 19, 2018