Caroline Rothstein is a New York City-based writer, performer, and eating disorder recovery advocate. She has performed and facilitated workshops at poetry venues, universities, schools, and organizations around the United States for over a decade. She was a member of the 2010 Nuyorican Poets Cafe slam team that placed second at the 2010 National Poetry Slam. She hosts the ongoing YouTube series “Body Empowerment” to promote positive body image worldwide. Her award-winning one-woman play “faith” about her experience with and recovery from an eating disorder debuted as part of Culture Project’s Women Center Stage 2012 Festival. As a poet and journalist, she has been published in various literary journals, anthologies, and publications, and self-published three books of poetry. She has a B.A. in classical studies from the University of Pennsylvania, and an M.S. from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.
Publications and Prizes
Apache Cafe - Atlanta, GA (2012), Art Amok Slam - Atlanta, GA (2012), Beltway Poetry Slam - Washington, D.C. (2012), Bloombars - Washington, D.C. (2012), Charis Books and More - Atlanta, GA (2012), Culture Project - New York, NY (2012), Dirty Gerund - Worcester, MA (2012), Emory University - Atlanta, GA (2012), Java Monkey Slam - Atlanta, GA (2012), Loser Slam - Long Branch, NJ (2012), Metric Mondays - Indianapolis, IN (2012), Pace University - New York, NY (2012), Poet's Asylum - Worcester, MA (2012), Port Veritas - Portland, ME (2012), Princeton University - Princeton, NJ (2012), Tang Museum at Skidmore College - Saratoga Springs, NY (2012), The Living Theatre - New York, NY (2012), Three Rivers Community College - Norwich, CT (2012), Washington University, St. Louis (2012), Wine Up - Charlotte, NC (2012), Words of Wisdom - Durham, NC (2012), Busboys & Poets - Washington, D.C. (2011), Colby College - Waterville, ME (2011), College of William & Mary - Williamsburg, VA (2011), Nuyorican Poets Cafe - New York, NY (2011), Steel City Slam - Pittsburgh, PA (2011), Studio BE - Chicago, IL (2011), The Green Mill - Chicago, IL (2011), Wesleyan University - Middletown, CT (2011), Barnard College - New York, NY (2009), Lolita Bar - New York, NY (2009), The Tank - New York, NY (2009), Binghamton University - Binghamton, NY (2008), SUNY New Paltz - New Paltz, NY (2008), University of California, Santa Cruz - Santa Cruz, CA (2007), Yale University - New Haven, CT (2007), University of Pennsylvania - Philadelphia, PA (2006)
2012 Planet Connections Theatre Festivity's Planet Activist Award, 2012 Planet Connections Theatre Festivity's Outstanding Overall Production of a Solo Show for "faith," writer & performer
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Listing last updated: March 26, 2013