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 (University of Akron, relaunch 2018) and Experiments I Should Like Tried At My Own Death (Factory Hollow, 2012), as well as three chapbooks: Paul Revere's (Essay Press, 2015), Mausolem (WinterRed, 2013), and Visions, Crisis Apparitions, and Other Exceptional Experiences (Factory Hollow, 2008). Her poems and essays have appeared in AGNI, The Collagist, Denver Quarterly, Entropy, Essay Press, The Iowa Review, Jacket2, The Mississippi Review, Paris Review, and Wave Composition, among other journals.

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:

MFA Nonfiction Workshop: Pieces of the Whole
MFA Craft & Theory: Ecopoetics, Connection, Compost, Deep Time, Unconformity, Heat
MFA Poetry Workshop: Sound's Sense & Nonsense
MFA Internship
MFA Craft & Theory: A Gothic Philosophy: Visions, Elegies, Wars, and Underworlds
MFA Poetry Workshop: Invisible Architecture
MFA Literature: "I Have Looked Diligently At My Own Mind": Roots of the Contemporary Essay
MFA Craft & Theory: Documentary Poetry & Poetics


Poetry Workshop
Poetry Independent Study