Pen Name: None Connection to Illinois: Pence is a professor of English at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston. Biography: 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 [http://www.amazon.com/The-Branches-Missing-Charlotte-Pence/dp/098287667X/ref=pd_sim_sbs_b_1?ie=UTF8&refRID=1B4EV268B0TG86H4DZ8B ''The Branches, The Axe, The Missing'',] and the editor of [http://www.amazon.com/Poetics-American-Song-Lyrics-Music/dp/1617031917/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1420216756&sr=1-1&keywords=poetics+of+american+song+lyrics%2C+pence ''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''.
- Discovered Voices Pushcart nominations New Millennium Writing award
Charlotte Pence on WorldCat : http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=charlotte++pence
|Many small fires /
ISBN: 1625579187 OCLC: 898158714
|The writer's path :
ISBN: 0757510868 OCLC: 85771514 Kendall/Hunt Pub. Co., Dubuque, Iowa : ©2004.