Caroline Rothstein

Author's Bio

Caroline Rothstein is a New York City-based award-winning writer, performer, activist, and arts educator. She has been performing spoken word poetry, public speaking, and facilitating workshops at colleges, schools, and performance venues worldwide for over a decade. Caroline was a member of the 2010 Nuyorican Poets Cafe slam team, which placed second at the 2010 National Poetry Slam, and is a youth Mentor at Urban Word NYC. Her work has appeared in BuzzFeed, Narratively, The Huffington Post, The Jewish Daily Forward, She is a producer on the forthcoming documentary “The Kids,” and was an Associate Producer on Andrea B. Scott’s “Florence, Arizona." She hosts the YouTube series “Body Empowerment,” and sits as President Emeritus of the Board of Directors for Mental Fitness, Inc. Her award-winning one-woman play “faith” about her experience with and recovery from an eating disorder debuted as part of the Culture Project’s Women Center Stage 2012 Festival. Upon graduating from the University of Pennsylvania in 2006, Caroline was honored for her work with an event in her name at the Kelly Writer’s House called “The Caroline Rothstein Annual Oral Poetry Event.” 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

Journals: 
HEArt Online, If and Only If, Poetica Magazine, Radius, The Apiary
Performances: 
Apache Cafe - Atlanta, GA
(2012)
, Art Amok Slam - Atlanta, GA
(2012)
, Barnard College - New York, NY
(2009)
, Beltway Poetry Slam - Washington, D.C.
(2012)
, Binghamton University - Binghamton, NY
(2008)
, Bloombars - Washington, D.C.
(2012)
, Busboys & Poets - Washington, D.C.
(2011)
, Charis Books and More - Atlanta, GA
(2012)
, Colby College - Waterville, ME
(2011)
, College of William & Mary - Williamsburg, VA
(2011)
, Culture Project - New York, NY
(2012)
, Dirty Gerund - Worcester, MA
(2012)
, Emory University - Atlanta, GA
(2012)
, Java Monkey Slam - Atlanta, GA
(2012)
, Lolita Bar - New York, NY
(2009)
, Loser Slam - Long Branch, NJ
(2012)
, Metric Mondays - Indianapolis, IN
(2012)
, Nuyorican Poets Cafe - New York, NY
(2011)
, Pace University - New York, NY
(2012)
, Poet's Asylum - Worcester, MA
(2012)
, Port Veritas - Portland, ME
(2012)
, Princeton University - Princeton, NJ
(2012)
, Steel City Slam - Pittsburgh, PA
(2011)
, Studio BE - Chicago, IL
(2011)
, SUNY New Paltz - New Paltz, NY
(2008)
, Tang Museum at Skidmore College - Saratoga Springs, NY
(2012)
, The Green Mill - Chicago, IL
(2011)
, The Living Theatre - New York, NY
(2012)
, The Tank - New York, NY
(2009)
, Three Rivers Community College - Norwich, CT
(2012)
, University of California, Santa Cruz - Santa Cruz, CA
(2007)
, University of Pennsylvania - Philadelphia, PA
(2006)
, Washington University, St. Louis
(2012)
, Wesleyan University - Middletown, CT
(2011)
, Wine Up - Charlotte, NC
(2012)
, Words of Wisdom - Durham, NC
(2012)
, Yale University - New Haven, CT
(2007)
Prizes Won: 
2015 Article of the Year, CASE District Award of Excellence, 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

More Information

Listed as: 
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Caucasian, Feminist, Jewish
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Chicago
Raised in: 
Wilmette, IL
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Last updated: May 02, 2016