Catherine Chandler

Author's Bio

I invite you to visit my website at: for biographical information and for a list of print, online and audio publications of many of my poems.

Publications and Prizes

Glad and Sorry Seasons
(Biblioasis Press, 2013)
, Glad and Sorry Seasons
(Biblioasis Press, 2014)
, Lines of Flight
(Able Muse Press, 2011)
, Lines of Flight
(Able Muse Press, 2011)
, The Frangible Hour
(University of Evansville Press, 2016)
, This Sweet Order
(White Violet Press, 2012)
, This Sweet Order
(White Violet Press, 2012)
Forgetting Home: Poems About Alzheimer's
(Barefoot Muse Press, 2013)
, Grace Notes: Poetry from the Pages of First Things
(Institute on Religion and Public Life, 2010)
, The Able Muse Anthology
(Able Muse Press, 2010)
, The Best of the Barefoot Muse
(Barefoot Muse Press, 2011)
, The Book of Hopes and Dreams
(Bluechrome Publishing, 2006)
, The Book of Odd and Invented Forms: A Handbook of Poetics, Fourth Edition
(University Press of New England, 2011)
, The Cento: A Collection of Collage Poems
(Red Hen Press, 2011)
, The Great American Wise Ass Poetry Anthology
(Lamar University Press, 2017)
, Vintage
(Fortunate Childe Publications, 2011)
14 by 14: the lean sonnet zine, Able Muse, Alabama Literary Review, American Arts Quarterly, Angle Journal of Poetry in English, Antiphon Poetry Magazine, Autumn Sky Poetry Daily, Blue Unicorn, Candelabrum, Comstock Review, Dappled Things, Dash Literary Journal, First Things, Frostwriting, FutureCycle Poetry, Harpstrings, Hawk & Whippoorwill, Iambs & Trochees, KIN, Life and Legends, Light Quarterly, Lighten Up Online, Loch Raven Review, Lucid Rhythms, Measure, Mezzo Cammin, Mobius, Modern Haiku, New Verse News, Orbis, Per Contra, Poets Against War, Quadrant, Sonnetto Poesia, Soundzine, String Poet, sunday @ 6, Texas Poetry Journal, The Barefoot Muse, The Centrifugal Eye, The Chimaera, The Evansville Review, The Flea, The Fox Chase Review, The HyperTexts, Innisfree Poetry Journal, The Literary Bohemian, The Lyric, Poetry Porch, The Poetry Storehouse, Raintown Review, The Rotary Dial, The Shit Creek Review, Think Journal, Tilt-a-Whirl, Twigs, Umbrella, Verse Daily, Victorian Violet Press & Journal
Prizes Won: 
Winner of the 2016 Richard Wilbur Award judged by Dick Davis.  Finalist: The X.J. Kennedy Parody Award for "Pack Rat", a parody of Millay's "Renascence".  Shortlisted for the 2013 Poets' Prize (Lines of Flight); Finalist: The Able Muse Write Prize (Poetry), 2014; The Able Muse Book Award (2017). Finalist: The Able Muse Write Prize (Poetry), 2011; Winner - The Howard Nemerov Sonnet Award, 2010; and finalist in 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2009 and 2008. Shortlisted for The Comstock Review Muriel Craft Bailey Memorial Award, 2010; First Prize - Shakespearean Sonnet Competition, Hudson, Quebec, 2011; First Prize - Shakespearean Sonnet Competition, Hudson, Quebec, 2010; Winner: The Lyric - The Leslie Mellichamp Prize, 2014; Winner: The Lyric - Quarterly Award, Summer 2004; Multiple Pushcart Prize nominee (8 nominations); Finalist, Best of the Net (2006); First Runner-up, The Attys (Wattpad, 2012); Laureate's Choice Award, Maria W. Faust Sonnet Contest ("Coming to Terms"); Readers Award, Orbis 144, Honorable Mention for "Oneironaut", 2009; Full scholarship, West Chester University Poetry Conference, 2011.

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Fluent in: 
English, French, Spanish
Born in: 
New York City
Raised in: 
Wilkes-Barre, PA
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Last updated: Nov 16, 2018