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Chanda Feldman

Chanda Feldman’s poems have appeared in New South, Poetry Northwest, Prairie Schooner, Southern Review, and elsewhere. A former Stegner Fellow in poetry at Stanford University, Feldman is also a recipient of grants and fellowships from the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, Cave Canem, Cité Internationale des Arts in Paris, the MacDowell Colony, and the National Endowment for the Arts. She received her MFA from Cornell University.



Summer 2014 | Poetry

Gathered in the yard, shed-side, pokeweed, 
black walnut, pecan tree all leafed and 
umbrellaing. My grandmother, the relatives

Election Day

Summer 2014 | Poetry

No one picked in the fields on Election Day. 
The trucks drove us to a picnic on the Bluff. 
The children sang songs like it was Sunday.