Chanda Feldman

  • Assistant Professor of Creative Writing

Areas of Study

Education

  • MFA, poetry, Cornell University, 2003
  • BA, University of Chicago, 1995

Biography

Chanda Feldman is the author of Approaching the Fields (LSU Press, 2018). Her poems have appeared in numerous journals including Cincinnati Review, Ecotone, New South, Prairie Schooner, the Southern Review, and Virginia Quarterly Review.

Feldman 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.

She also was a Wallace Stegner fellow at Stanford University.

Feldman has taught creative writing at Cornell University and Stanford University. She has worked as an editor in academic and literary publishing and is currently a manuscript reader for the Virginia Quarterly Review.

  • Approaching the Fields, LSU Press, 2018

  • Sustainable Arts Foundation Promise Award, 2016
  • Bread Loaf Writers' Conference Bakeless Camargo Fellowship (Cassis, France), 2015
  • National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Fellowship in poetry, 2011
  • Wallace Stegner Fellowship in poetry at Stanford University, 2008-2010
  • Cave Canem Fellow, 2004, 2005, 2006

Fall 2022

Introduction to Writing Poetry — CRWR 110
Race and Poetic Innovation — CRWR 215
Practicum — CRWR 485
Creative Writing Capstone Seminar — CRWR 490

Spring 2023

Form and Flexibility — CRWR 230
Poetry Workshop — CRWR 310
Practicum — CRWR 485

Notes

Chanda Feldman Publishes Two Poems

June 28, 2022

Assistant Professor of Creative Writing Chanda Feldman publishes two poems, "[Independence Day]" and "Who Plays...," in the Southern Indiana Review.

Chanda Feldman Presents at Association of Writers and Writing Programs Conference

March 31, 2022

Assistant Professor of Creative Writing Chanda Feldman presented and participated in a panel, "Reverberation: The Book Review as Literary (Labor) Labor," at the 2022 Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP) conference held virtually and in Philadelphia, March 23-26.

New Poem by Chanda Feldman Published in Literary Journal

March 18, 2022

Assistant Professor of Creative Writing Chanda Feldman has a new poem, "Time for Open Air," in the latest issue (Spring 2022, Issue 34) of the University of Colorado Denver literary journal, Copper Nickel.

Chanda Feldman Named Loghaven Artist in Residence

February 14, 2022

Assistant Professor of Creative Writing Chanda Feldman is one of 25 fellows selected from more than 900 applicants for an artist residency at Loghaven Artist Residency in 2022.

Poem by Chanda Feldman Selected for 2021 Best American Poetry Series

October 25, 2021

Assistant Professor of Creative Writing Chanda Feldman's poem "They Ran and Flew From You," originally published in the Southern Review (Issue: Winter 2020), was selected for inclusion in the Best American Poetry series for 2021 by former U.S. Poet Laureate and Pulitzer Prize winning poet, Tracy K. Smith.

Chanda Feldman publishes three new poems

July 15, 2021

Assistant professor of Creative Writing Chanda Feldman has published three new poems, "The Air Roiled," "Diaspora," and "The Birds Come" in the latest issue of the Denver Quarterly, Vol. 55. No.3.

Chanda Feldman publishes two new poems

May 26, 2021

Assistant professor of Creative Writing Chanda Feldman has two new poems at Conjunctions online. The poem "Glance" considers the sculpture "Head of a Negro" by Richmond Barthé, which is in the Allen Art Museum collection.
 

Chanda Feldman presents talk on Jewish poets and racial justice

March 30, 2021

Assistant Professor of Creative Writing Chanda Feldman presented a talk, “Race, Language, and Global Belonging” on the panel "If Not Now: Jewish Poets and Racial Justice" at the 2021 Association of Writers and Writing Conferences.

Chanda Feldman interviewed for Plume Journal

January 4, 2021

Chanda Feldman, assistant professor of Creative Writing, is interviewed with poet Erika Meitner by Sally Bliumus-Dunn in the latest issue of Plume Journal. Feldman discusses and reads her own poetry, talks about craft choices and race, and discusses her current writing project.Feldman discusses and reads her own poetry, talks about craft choices and race, and discusses her current writing project.

Chanda Feldman publishes poems

October 30, 2020

Assistant professor Chanda Feldman published two poems, "It was the middle of February" and "That was the end of summer” in The Gettysburg Review, Volume 33/ Number 1.  

Chanda Feldman Publishes Poem

April 10, 2020

Assistant Professor of Creative Writing Chanda Feldman published a new poem, "First Winter," in the latest issue of the Image Journal.

Chanda Feldman Publishes Poem in Southern Review

January 25, 2020

Assistant Professor of Creative Writing Chanda Feldman published the poem, "They Ran and Flew From You," in the Southern Review, winter 2020 issue.

Chanda Feldman Interviewed

November 12, 2019

A feature interview with Assistant Professor of Creative Writing Chanda Feldman about her poetry book, Approaching the Fields, appears in the current print and online issue of the literary magazine, The Journal.

Chanda Feldman Publishes

October 7, 2019

Assistant Professor of Creative Writing Chanda Feldman publishes a new poem, "Money Tree," in the October issue of Poetry Magazine.

Chanda Feldman Publishes Poem

August 3, 2019

Assistant Professor of Creative Writing Chanda Feldman published a new poem, "Man in Tidal Blue," in Crazyhorse Literary Journal, Number 95, Spring 2019.

Chanda Feldman Publishes in Arkansas International

May 14, 2019

Chanda Feldman, assistant professor of creative writing, published a new poem in the Arkansas International  Spring 2019, issue 06.

Chanda Feldman Publishes Collection of Poetry

February 9, 2018

Chanda Feldman, visiting assistant professor of creative writing, published Approaching the Fields, a collection of poetry, through LSU Press.

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