What we know gains clarity from what we misunderstand.
~ Charlotte Pence___________________________
Quoted from "Cast-Offs" in Charlotte Pence, Many Small Fires: Poems (Black Lawrence Press, 2015) This is an excellent collection.
Videopoem of Pence's "Normalization of Deviance" (Also in Many Small Fires)
Pence also is the author of the chapbooks Weaves a Clear Night: A Poem in Seventeen Sections (Flying Trout Press, 2011) and The Branches, the Axe, the Missing (Black Lawrence Presss, 2012), winner, Black River Chapbook Competition, 2012; and the textbook The Writer's Path: Creative Exercises for Meaningful Essays (Kendall Hunt Publishing, 2004). She is the editor of and a contributor to The Poetics of American Song Lyrics (University Press of Mississippi, 2011). She is a professor of English and creative writing at Eastern Illinois University.
Pence will be giving readings at the U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland, February 22, and Towson University, Baltimore, Maryland, February 23.
Charlotte Pence on Twitter