About Carla

Carla Schwartz is a poet, filmmaker, photographer, and blogger. Her poems have appeared in ArLiJo, Aurorean, Bluefifth, Cardiff, Common Ground, Cactus Heart, , Eyedrum Periodically, Fourth River, Fulcrum, Gyroscope, Leveler, Long Island Review, Lost River, Mom Egg, Mojave River, Naugatuck River, Oyster River, Paddock, SHARKPACK, Solstice, Submittable, Sunlight Press, Sweet Tree, Switched-on Gutenberg, Triggerfish, Varnish, Weatherbeaten, and Ibbetson Street, among others. Her poem, Wormageddon, appears as a model poem in The Practicing Poet: Writing Beyond the Basics, edited by Diane Lockward. Her poem Gum Surgery was anthologized in City of Notions, A Boston Poetry Anthology


Carla's second full collection of poetry, Intimacy with the Wind, is out from Finishing Line Press (2017). You can order it here or on Amazon. Her debut collection of poetry, Mother, One More Thing is available through WordTech and Turning Point Books (2014). Her poem, In Defense of Peaches, was a Massachusetts Poetry Foundation Poem of the Moment. Her poem, Late for Dinner, was a semi-finalist for the Naugatuck River Review Narrative Poetry Contest. Her poem, Gum Surgery, was selected as part of the City of Boston Mayor's 2017 Poetry Program and is anthologized in City of Notions, a Boston Poetry Anthology. Her video work incorporates poetry, documentary,  and instructional videos. Her youtube videos have had 1,900,000+ views. You can like her videos or join thousands and subscribe to her channelShe has performed and read her work in the U.S., Canada, and Australia. Carla is also a professional writer with a doctoral degree in electrical engineering from Princeton University.

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