Chivas Sandage
  • artist
Share on Facebook
  • Blog Posts
  • Proposals
  • Calendar
  • Grants
  • Photos
  • Photo Albums
  • Videos

Chivas Sandage's Page

Profile Information

Are you an artist, arts organization or venue?
What town do you live in?
I work in Northampton/Florence
In which disciplines do you work or exhibit?
Artist Statement/Bio
Chivas Sandage is the author of Hidden Drive, a first book of poems, just published by Antrim House. Her poems and essays are forthcoming or recently appeared in Knockout Magazine, Evergreen Review, The Hartford Courant, Paradise Found (Levellers Press, ’12), Equality Texas, Naugatuck River Review, Drunken Boat, Morning Song: Poems for New Parents (St. Martin’s Press, ’11), and received a top ten award from Writer’s Digest. Her work has also appeared in the Artful Dodge, Daily Hampshire Gazette, Hampshire Life Magazine, Ms. Magazine, SmokeLong Quarterly, Upstreet, Verse, Manthology: Poems on the Male Experience (Univ. of Iowa Press, ‘06) and Same-Sex Marriage: The Moral and Legal Debate (Prometheus Books, ‘04).

As an Assistant Professor at Westfield State University, Sandage taught Composition, World Literature and Contemporary Cross-Cultural Literature. She earned an MFA in Writing from Vermont College of Fine Arts and a BA from Bennington College. The Northampton Arts Council has awarded artist grants for her writing, teaching and performance work.

Born in Little Rock, Arkansas, she primarily grew up in Houston, Texas. She lived in Northampton, Massachusetts and the Pioneer Valley from 1994-2010 and continues to teach weekly creative writing workshops in Florence at the Writers In Progress Studio. She’s at work on a memoir and a second collection of poems, also facilitates weekly workshops in Connecticut, works as a writing coach and consultant, blogs at and, and lives with her wife and daughter in Collinsville, Connecticut.
Describe your organization or gallery
My multi-genre women's workshops support you exactly where you are in your writing process. Whether you write spontaneously, regularly and/or just when we meet, my workshops offer: intriguing prompts; time to write; supportive, immediate feedback; discussion of craft;
balanced, inspiring manuscript critiques; community with other women writers.

In Northampton, MA: Join our 4-year-old group that meets Tuesdays 1-4 pm at the Writers in Progress studio, a literary arts center located in the Arts & Industry Building on 221 Pine Street in Florence, MA.

Comment Wall (1 comment)

You need to be a member of Valley Art Share to add comments!

Join Valley Art Share

At 11:00am on September 30, 2019, James Pollard said…

Good Day,

How is everything with you, I picked interest on you after going through your short profile and deemed it necessary to write you immediately. I have something very vital to disclose to you, but I found it difficult to express myself here, since it's a public site.Could you please get back to me on ( ) for the full details.
Have a nice day
Thanks God bless.


       find us on facebook

Latest Activity

Salmon Falls Gallery posted a listing for: KATE WHITTAKER: Visual Poems Exhibit at Salmon Falls Gallery
(via Listings)

Jun 5

Salmon Falls Gallery posted a listing for: TRANSITIONAL STRUCTURES: Works in Clay
(via Listings)

Jun 4
Jen Harmon is now a member of Valley Art Share
Mar 11
Skye M Long is now a member of Valley Art Share
Feb 20

© 2020   Created by Valley Art Share.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service