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Pence is a professor of English at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston.
Biographical and Professional Information
Charlotte Pence's poetry merges the personal with the scientific by engaging with current evolutionary theory. Her first full-length poetry collection, Many Small Fires, explores her father's chronic homelessness while simultaneously detailing the physiological changes that enabled humans to form cities, communities, and households. A professor of English and creative writing at Eastern Illinois University, she is also the author of two award-winning poetry chapbooks including The Branches, The Axe, The Missing, and the editor of The Poetics of American Song Lyrics. Her poetry has recently been published in Alaska Quarterly Review, Denver Quarterly, North American Review, Prairie Schooner, and The Southern Poetry Anthology.
The Writer's Path: Creative Exercises for Meaningful Essays , Kendall Hunt Publishing, 2007
Many Small Fires, Black Lawrence Press , 2015
Titles for Purchase and at Your Library
THE WRITER'S PATH: CREATIVE EXERCISES FOR MEANINGFUL ESSAYS
Release Date: 2004-08-06
Many Small Fires
Release Date: 2015-02
New Millennium Writing award
Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances
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