Caryl Ann Pagel
 Title: Assistant Professor
Director, Cleveland State University Poetry Center
 Dept: English
 Office: RT 1839
 Phone: 216-687-2177
 Address: 2121 Euclid Ave. RT 1839, Cleveland, OH 44115

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MFA, Poetry, Iowa Writers' Workshop
MFA, Creative Writing, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
B.A., English (Creative Writing), University of Wisconsin-Madison
Brief Bio:
Caryl Pagel is the author of two collections of poetry: Twice Told (2014) and Experiments I Should Like Tried At My Own Death (2012), as well as three chapbooks: Paul Revere's (2015), Mausolem (2013), and Visions, Crisis Apparitions, and Other Exceptional Experiences (2008). Her poems and essays have appeared in AGNI, Denver Quarterly, Entropy, Essay Press, The Iowa Review, Jacket2, The Mississippi Review, and Devil's Lake, among other journals, and she is currently at work on a collection of essays.

Caryl is the co-founder and editor of Rescue Press, a poetry editor at jubilat, and the Director of the Cleveland State University Poetry Center. She teaches undergraduate classes in creative writing at Cleveland State as well graduate poetry and nonfiction classes in the NEOMFA Program in eastern Ohio.
Honors and Awards:
The Hermitage Arts Center, poetry, 2018.
Faculty Scholarship Initiative Award, Cleveland State University, poetry, 2018.
Headlands Center for the Arts Artist In Residence, nonfiction, 2017.
Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Award, nonfiction, 2016.
Faculty Scholarship Initiative Award, Cleveland State University, nonfiction, 2015.
Teaching Areas:

Sound's Sense & Nonsense: MFA Poetry Workshop
MFA Internship
A Gothic Philosophy: Visions, Elegies, Wars, and Underworlds
Invisible Architecture: MFA Poetry Workshop
"I Have Looked Diligently At My Own Mind": Roots of the Contemporary Essay
Documentary Poetry & Poetics


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