Helen Chasin

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Helen S. Chasin (1938–2015) was an American poet.


Chasin grew up in Brooklyn, New York.

She attended Radcliffe College and studied with Robert Fitzgerald, Robert Lowell,[1] and John Nims.[2] She taught at Emerson College, where Thomas Lux was her student.[3]

In 1973, she edited Iowa Review.[4]

Her work appeared in The Missouri Review.[5] New York Quarterly,[6] Paris Review,[7]

She lived in Rockport, Massachusetts.[8] She died June 10, 2015 in New York City.




  • George Bradley, ed. (March 30, 1998). The Yale Younger Poets Anthology. Yale University Press. ISBN 978-0-300-07472-7. 
  • Alison Booth, J. Paul Hunter, Kelly J. Mays, eds. (October 5, 2006). The Norton Introduction to Poetry. W. W. Norton & Company. ISBN 978-0-393-92857-0. 
  • Wolfgang Mieder, ed. (February 1, 1988). Disenchantments: An Anthology of Modern Fairy Tale Poetry. Vermont. ISBN 978-0-87451-440-7. 


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