Readings, Lectures & Courses

  • Sunday, April 29 at 2:00 PM
    Charlotte Mandel at Reading for To Be The Daylight Celebrating new book:   To Be the Daylight

    West Caldwell Public Library 
    30 Clinton Road 
    West Caldwell, NJ 07006

    Free and open to the public
    Contact: 973-226-5441 

  • Wednesday, January 10, 2018, 2:00 PM
    Celebrating the publication of   To Be the Daylight
    Charlotte Mandel will read and discuss the interweaving
    of her life and poetry.

    Crane’s Mill
    459 Passaic Avenue
    West Caldwell, NJ 07006

    Free and open to the public       Refreshments
    Directions: 973-276-6700

  • Thursday, May 4, 2017, 7:00 PM
    Montclair Monthly Poetry Series
    Joan Cusack Handler, Jean Hollander, Charlotte Mandel.

    Montclair Public Library (Auditorium)
    50 South Fullerton Avenue
    Montclair, NJ

    Admission Free
    Library: 973-744-0500

  • Sunday, April 10, 2016, 2:00 PM
    Through a Garden Gate. Charlotte Mandel will read her poems in tandem with projection on screen
    of images of the garden created and photographed by Vincent Covello.

    West Caldwell Public Library
    30 Clinton Road
    West Caldwell, NJ 07006

    Free and open to the public
    Contact: 973-226-5441

  • Sunday, August 15, 2015, 3:00 to 5:30 PM
    Through a Garden Gate, poems by Charlotte Mandel with color photographs by Vincent Covello, was celebrated at the site of the stunning gardens created and photographed by Vincent. Comments were enthusiastic: “the reading was wonderful and the book is a treasure.”

  • Wednesday, March 11, 2015, 2:00 PM
    Celebrating publication of “Through a Garden Gate”
    Poems by Charlotte Mandel; photographs by Vincent Covello.
    Charlotte will be reading her poems in tandem with projections
    on screen of the stunning garden photographs.

    Crane's Mill
    459 Passaic Avenue
    West Caldwell, NJ 07006
    Directions: 973-276-6700

  • Saturday, July 26, 2014, 7:00 PM
    Charlotte Mandel and Laura Freedgood

    Classic Quiche Cafe
    330 Queen Anne Road, Corner DeGraw Avenue
    Teaneck, NJ
    Contact: 201-692-0450

  • Saturday, June 28, 2014, 5:00 PM
    Charlotte Mandel and Carole Stone
    Canio's Books
    290 Main Street
    Sag Harbor, NY

  • Thursday, June 5, 2014, 12:30 PM to 1:45 PM
    Bryant Park Reading Room
    Word for Word Lunch Poems  featuring poets of WordTech Communications
    Charlotte Mandel
    Rachel Hadas
    Colette Inez

  • Thursday, April 3, 2014, 6:00 P.M.

    Charlotte Mandel speaks at the Montclair Art Museum
    Photograph by Barbara Davey

    “A Poet Speaks to Art”
    Charlotte Mandel
    Reading her poems in response to works of art, with images projected on screen.
    Interactive discussion.  In celebration of National Poetry Month.

    Montclair Art Museum

  • Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 2:00 P.M.

    "Art in the Afternoon"
    Charlotte Mandel
    Reading her poems in response to works of art, with images projected on screen.
    Montclair Art Museum

  • Wednesday, November 6, 2013, 6:30 P.M.

    Charlotte Mandel and Marion Goldstein
    Caldwell College Poetry Service-Learning Project
    Caldwell Public Library

  • Thursday, October 24, 2013, 8:00 P.M.

    University Women of West Essex
    Charlotte Mandel: A Poet’s Journey
    West Caldwell Public Library

  • Sunday, September 29, 2013, 2:00 P.M.

    Celebrating two poetry book publications:
    Life Work by Charlotte Mandel
    Pails Scrubbed Silver by Sandra Duguid

    Reading and book signing:
    West Caldwell Public Library

  • Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 2:00 P.M.

    Celebrating the publication of
    Life Work
    Poems by Charlotte Mandel

    Reading and book signing by the author

  • Wednesday, July 24, 2013, 6:00 p.m.Poetry Reading by Charlotte Mandel

    Charlotte Mandel and Colette Inez
    The Cornelia Street Café
    Perfect Sense Reading Series

  • Saturday, March 16, 2013 - 1:00 PM-4:00 PM

    A Reading in Celebration of Women’s History Month.
    " Women Poets Reading Poems That Reflect the Lives of Women"
    West Caldwell Public Library

  • Wednesday, April 25, 2012 - 7:00 PM
    Charlotte Mandel, Winner of the 2012 New Jersey Poets Prize, is featured reader.

  • Tuesday, May 25, 2010 - 6:00 p.m.

  • Saturday, December 12th, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon
    Book signing for ROCK VEIN SKY

  • Wednesday, July 8th, 2009, 6:00 pm
    BigCityLit Reading
    Read the issue at

  • Friday, May 1, 2009

  • Tuesday, April 21, 2009
    - Charlotte Mandel and Laura Boss, featured poets

    75 North Martine Avenue, Fanwood, NJ 07023
  • March 18, 2009
    - “Music in Words: Three Women Poets”
    - Charlotte Mandel; Colette Inez; Jeanne Marie Beaumont

  • January 4, 2009
    - “Soul of a Poet”

  • November 23, 2008
    - Celebrating Charlotte Mandel, Poet, and Maury Allen,

  • November 6, 2008
    - Watchung Booksellers, Watchung Plaza, Montclair, NJ


  • “Translating Silences: An Extended Poetry Workshop,” Barnard College Center for Research on Women, Spring 1997 to Winter 2009.

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