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Approaching the Fields


64 pages / 5.50 x 8.50 inches / no illustrations

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Poetry | Poetry - African-American

  Paperback / 9780807168295 / February 2018
In this debut collection, Chanda Feldman's stunning poems unveil her childhood as well as that of her parents. Memories of desegregation, the days after the assassination of Dr. King, and what life was like for sharecroppers-- including the weddings, family feasts, and hardscrabble conditions that composed their lives-- unfold in this beautiful collection. Both timely and timeless, Feldmen presents a thoughtful and resonating first book.

Chanda Feldman's work has appeared in numerous journals including Cincinnati Review, Ecotone, New South, Prairie Schooner, The Southern Review, and Virginia Quarterly Review. A former Wallace E. Stegner Fellow at Stanford University, Feldman's numerous accolades include awards and fellowships from the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, Cité Internationale des Arts in Paris, the Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Memorial Fund the MacDowell Colony and the National Endowment for the Arts among others.

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