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Chanda Feldman

Oberlin College
Visiting Professor of Creative Writing
Oberlin, Ohio
Chanda Feldman is the author of Approaching the Fields (LSU Press, forthcoming Spring 2018). Her poems have appeared in numerous journals including Cincinnati Review, Ecotone, New South, Prairie Schooner, The Southern Review, and Virginia Quarterly Review.

Chanda has received awards and fellowships from the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, the Cave Canem Foundation, Cité Internationale des Arts in Paris, the Community of Writers at Squaw Valley, the Djerassi Resident Artists Program, the Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Memorial Fund, the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown summer workshops/Walker Foundation, the MacDowell Colony, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Vermont Studio Center/John Pavlis Fund, and she was a Wallace Stegner Fellow at Stanford University. Chanda is a recipient of a 2016 Promise Award from the Sustainable Arts Foundation.

She holds an MFA from Cornell University and a BA in English Language and Literature from the University of Chicago. She has taught creative writing at Cornell University and Stanford University. Chanda has worked as an editor in academic and literary publishing; she is currently a manuscript reader for the Virginia Quarterly Review.

In 2017-18, Chanda is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at Oberlin College.