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Author: Charlotte Pence

Charlotte Pence's first book of poems, MANY SMALL FIRES (Black Lawrence Press, 2015), received an INDIEFAB Book of the Year Award from Foreword Reviews. She is also the author of CODE (Black Lawrence Press, 2020), THE BRANCHES, THE AXE, THE MISSING (Black Lawrence Press, 2012) and the editor of The Poetics of American Song Lyrics. Her poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction have recently been published in Harvard Review, Sewanee Review, Southern Review, and Brevity. A graduate of Emerson College (MFA) and the University of Tennessee (PhD), she is now the director of the Stokes Center for Creative Writing at University of South Alabama.

The Branches, the Axe, the Missing
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The Branches, the Axe, the Missing

Black Lawrence Press

Poetry. "In THE BRANCHES, THE AXE, THE MISSING, Charlotte Pence goes beyond situating the personal within the contexts of science and history; she instead finely mortises the evolution of the human form with that of her own poetic form."—Claudia Eme...

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Code
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Code

Black Lawrence Press

Poetry. At its center, CODE features a narrative sequence with three characters: a new father, a mother dying young from an inherited disease, and that mother's own DNA. In light of exciting new developments such as CRISPR that would allow us to alt...

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Many Small Fires
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Many Small Fires

Black Lawrence Press

Poetry. "In this marvelous debut collection, Charlotte Pence provides us with all the pleasures of poetic tension. We have the pull of narrative and the flares of the lyric, the graceful rhythm of blank verse and the thrill of innovative forms, the ...

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