Cindy Frenkel

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

Recent News

Frenkel's essay "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). Two of her poems were just awarded prizes in Michigan Poetry Society's Contest:

  • “Slumber and Awakening,” 1st Place for Family Category
  • “Plate Tectonics,” 3rd Place, Margo LaGatutta Memorial Award
  • Frenkel is now reading fiction for The Bellevue Review.
  • 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