Chanda Feldman
  • Assistant Professor of Creative Writing

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

Notes

  • 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.