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Crane’s Mill Neighbor of the Week – Charlotte Mandel

Say hello to our Crane’s Mill Neighbor of the Week!

Charlotte Mandel is a published author, poet, and Crane’s Mill resident

This week’s Neighbor is Charlotte Mandel, a long-time Crane’s Mill resident. Charlotte is a friend to many residents and staff members and is well-known as a published author and poet who has given readings right here on campus.

Recently, Charlotte presented a program to residents via Zoom titled “A Poet’s Journey: From Coney Island to The Land of Canaan” covering her beginnings and evolution of her life as a poet. She also contributed an original poem to our community’s Wall of Hope.

Charlotte Mandel has published eleven books of poetry. Her awards include a Lifetime Achievement Award from Brooklyn College, the New Jersey Poets Prize, and two Fellowships in poetry from New Jersey State Council on the Arts. She has given readings at Folger Shakespeare Library, Princeton Arts Council, Manhattan Theatre Club, among many others.

Visit her at charlottemandel.com