Cindy Frenkel

Cindy is a poet, essayist, editor, and teacher who lives in Metro Detroit.


Come One Come All Next Thursday in the D at The Aretha at The Music Hall (formerly The Jazz Cafe) with Poets Cindy Frenkel, David James, Bethany Schyrburt and Dog Latin. Starts at 7:00 p.m. Find out more on Facebook.


Cindy's poetry manuscript The Plague of the Tender-Hearted is forthcoming from Finishing Line Press.


Four of her poems currently are featured in LTU's PRISM. Three poems will be appearing in The MacGuffin.


At Lawrence Technological University, Cindy's teaching classes she's designed on Creative Writing for Video Gamers.


Published overseas, “Fifteen lessons from nine years of teaching” appears in Writing in Education, Issue Number 76, published by the National Association of Writers in Education (NAWE).

Insist on yourself; never imitate. Your own gift you can present every moment with the cumulative force of a whole life’s cultivation; but of the adopted talent of another you have only an extemporaneous, half possession.

— Ralph Waldo Emerson