Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities

Third Thursday Poetry Series Presents Charlotte Pence

Third Thursday Poetry Series Presents Charlotte Pence

The public is invited to the Third Thursday Poetry Series at Pebble Hill, featuring Charlotte Pence, on Thursday, September 15 at 6 PM. Refreshments and book sales will be available at 6 PM; the reading will begin at 6:30 PM.

Dr. Charlotte Pence is the director of the Stokes Center for Creative Writing at the University of South Alabama. Her writing has received awards and fellowships from the Tennessee Arts Commission, the Redden Fund, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, the Alvin H. Nielson Memorial Fund, the Discovered Voices Award, New Millennium Writing Award, multiple Pushcart nominations and many other honors. Her work has appeared in Alaska Quarterly ReviewEpoch, Harvard ReviewKenyon Review OnlineNorth American ReviewDenver QuarterlyPassages NorthRattleTar River PoetryPrairie SchoonerSouthern Review, and many other journals. Her first full-length book of poetry, Many Small Fires was published by Black Lawrence Press in 2015. Her most recent book, Code, won Alabama Poetry Society’s 2021 Book of the Year award. She has also published two chapbooks, Weaves a Clear Night (Winner of the Flying Trout Chapbook Award, 2011) and The Branches, the Axe, the Missing (Winner of the Black River Chapbook Award, 2012). Pence has also published nonfiction essays and a composition handbook. She edited The Poetics of American Song Lyrics.

The Third Thursday Poetry Series at Pebble Hill is sponsored by the Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & HumanitiesDepartment of English, and Southern Humanities Review in the College of Liberal Arts at Auburn University; the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Auburn University; and the Alabama State Council on the Arts.

The Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities at Pebble Hill is located at 101 S. Debardeleben Street in Auburn. 

Last Updated: September 12, 2022