Sidney Wade is a poet, translator, and professor residing in Gainesville, Florida. She earned her PhD in English from the University of Houston, an MEd in counseling from the University of Vermont, and a BA in philosophy from the University of Vermont. 

Wade’s work is known for its elegant wordplay and interest in beauty and the sublime.
— Poetry Foundation Bio
Sidney Wade’s imagination is as powerful as any American poet’s since Wallace Stevens.
— Jordan Davis, Slate


July 3, 2016

—Sidney's new volume of poetry, Bird Book, will be published by Atelier26 Books in late 2017 or early 2018. See the press release here.

—Sidney will read as part of the Sewanee Writers' Conference at 8:15 PM on July 21.

—Sidney's poem "Life, Still" will appear in the anthology Still Life with Poem: Contemporary Natures Mortes in Verse, due October 2016 from Rose O'Neill Literary House. See the press release here.

July 1, 2016

Welcome to Sidney Wade's new website. Here you will find featured poems by the poet, links to purchase her books, and, perhaps most importantly, a beautiful gallery of photos taken during birding expeditions. 

Check back often for news of publications and readings.