Carole Bernstein earned a BA from the University of Pennsylvania and an MA from the Johns Hopkins Graduate Writing Seminars. She is the author of Familiar (1997) and a chapbook entitled And Stepped Away from the Circle (1995), which won the Sow’s Ear Chapbook Competition.
Her poems have appeared in the anthology Unsettling America (1994) as well as various journals and magazines, including the Antioch Review, Chelsea, Poetry, Shenandoah, and the Yale Review.