Chanda Feldman is the author of Approaching the Fields (LSU Press, 2018). Her poems have appeared in numerous anthologies and journals including the Best American Poetry 2021, Cincinnati Review, Gettysburg Review, Poetry, and The Southern Review. Chanda has received awards and fellowships from the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, the Cave Canem Foundation, Cité Internationale des Arts in Paris, the Community of Writers at Squaw Valley, the Djerassi Resident Artists Program, the Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Memorial Fund, the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown summer workshops/Walker Foundation, the MacDowell Colony, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Vermont Studio Center/John Pavlis Fund, and she was a Wallace Stegner Fellow at Stanford University. Chanda is a recipient of a 2016 Promise Award from the Sustainable Arts Foundation. She holds an MFA from Cornell University and a BA in English Language and Literature from the University of Chicago. Chanda is an assistant professor of creative writing at Oberlin College.