Grace Schulman's seventh collection of poems, Without a Claim, was published in 2013 by Mariner Books, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Her selected essays, First Loves and Other Adventures (U of Michigan Press), came out in 2010. She is the author of Days of Wonder: New and Selected Poems, which was selected by Library Journal as one of the "best poetry books" of 2002, and was a finalist for the Phi Beta Kappa Award of that year; and The Paintings of Our Lives, a selection of the Academy of American Poets' Book Club. Among her honors are the Aiken Taylor Award for poetry, the Delmore Schwartz Memorial Award, a Guggenheim Fellowship, New York University's Distinguished Alumni Award, and a Fellowship from the New York Council on the Arts. Her poems have received four Pushcart prizes, and have been featured in numerous anthologies, including Best American Poetry (1995), Best of the Best American Poetry (1989-99); American Religious Poems (2006); I Speak of the City (2007); and The Poetry Anthology 1912-2002 (2002).
Editor of The Poems of Marianne Moore (Viking, 2003), she is Distinguished Professor of English at Baruch College, CUNY, and she has taught poetry at Princeton, Columbia, Wesleyan and Warren Wilson. Schulman is former director of the Poetry Center, 92nd Street Y, 1974-84, and former poetry editor of The Nation, 1971-2006.