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Charlotte Mandel's most recent book of poetry is Sight Lines, published by Midmarch Arts Press. Other titles include her first collection, A Disc of Clear Water, two chapbooks, Doll and Keeping Him Alive, and two poem-novellas: The Life of Mary (with foreword by Sandra M. Gilbert) and The Marriages of Jacob. Her poems also appear in the online journals sidereality and the muse apprentice guild. As coordinator of the Eileen W. Barnes Award, a nationwide contest to publish a first book by a woman over forty, she edited the award anthology, Saturday's Women, co-edited by Rachel Hadas and Maxine Silverman.
Some of her articles on the poet H.D. (Hilda Doolittle) are available at the H.D. website. Currently, she teaches "Translating Silences: A Poetry Workshop" at The Barnard Center for Research on Women. Her awards include fellowships in poetry from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts (twice), Yaddo, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Villa Montalvo and The Millay Colony. She was named Open Voices Winner by The Writer's Voice in New York City.
Winning Entry: Documentary, Afghanistan
Contest Won: War Poetry Contest 2003, Finalist