Catherine Chandler

Poet

Author's Bio

I invite you to visit my website at:

cathychandler.blogspot.com

for biographical information and for a list of print, online and audio publications of many of my poems.

Publications & Prizes

Anthologies:
The Great American Wise Ass Poetry Anthology (Lamar University Literary Press, 2017)
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Forgetting Home: Poems About Alzheimer's (Barefoot Muse Press, 2013)
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The Best of the Barefoot Muse (Barefoot Muse Press, 2011)
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The Book of Odd and Invented Forms: A Handbook of Poetics, Fourth Edition (University Press of New England, 2011)
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The Cento: A Collection of Collage Poems (Red Hen Press, 2011)
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Vintage (Fortunate Childe Publications, 2011)
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Grace Notes: Poetry from the Pages of First Things (Institute on Religion and Public Life, 2010)
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The Able Muse Anthology (Able Muse Press, 2010)
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The Book of Hopes and Dreams (Bluechrome Publishing, 2006)
Books:
The Frangible Hour (University of Evansville Press, 2016)
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Glad and Sorry Seasons (Biblioasis Press, 2014)
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Glad and Sorry Seasons (Biblioasis Press, 2013)
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This Sweet Order (White Violet Press, 2012)
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Lines of Flight (Able Muse Press, 2011)
Journals:
14 by 14: the lean sonnet zine
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Alabama Literary Review
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American Arts Quarterly
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Blue Unicorn
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Candelabrum
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Comstock Review
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First Things
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Frostwriting
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FutureCycle Poetry
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Harpstrings
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Hawk & Whippoorwill
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Iambs & Trochees
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KIN
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Light Quarterly
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Lighten Up Online
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Loch Raven Review
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Lucid Rhythms
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Mezzo Cammin
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Orbis
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Per Contra
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Poets Against War
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Quadrant
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Sonnetto Poesia
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Soundzine
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String Poet
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sunday @ 6
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Texas Poetry Journal
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The Barefoot Muse
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The Centrifugal Eye
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The Chimaera
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The Evansville Review
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The Flea
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The Fox Chase Review
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The HyperTexts
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The Literary Bohemian
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The Lyric
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The Poetry Storehouse
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The Rotary Dial
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The Shit Creek Review
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Tilt-a-Whirl
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Twigs
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Umbrella
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Verse Daily
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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.

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Adults
Fluent in: 
English, French, Spanish
Born in: 
New York City
Raised in: 
Wilkes-Barre, PA
Pennsylvania
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Last update: Nov 16, 2018