Charles Carlise


Cleveland, OH
Ohio US

Author's Bio

Chuck Carlise is the author of the poetry collection, In One Version of the Story (New Issues Press), as well as the chapbooks, A Broken Escalator Still Isn’t the Stairs (winner of the Concrete Wolf Poetry Series) and Casual Insomniac (Bateau, winner of the Boom Chapbook Prize).  His poems and essays appear in numerous journals and anthologies, including Pleiades, Southern Review, DIAGRAM, Zyzzyva, and twice in Best New Poets.

He teaches at Ashland University as Assistant Professor of English, faculty member in the Ashland M.F.A., and Director of the Ashland Poetry Press.  

Publications & Prizes

In One Version of the Story (New Issues Press, 2016)
A Broken Escalator Still Isn't the Stairs (Concrete Wolf, 2011)
Casual Insomniac (Bateau Press, 2011)
Prizes won: 

InPrint/Paul Verlaine Poetry Prize

"Boom" Chapbook Prize (from Bateau Press)

Concrete Wolf Poetry Series Prize

Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Prize (x2)

C.T. Wright Prize (Academy of American Poets)

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Last update: Oct 22, 2022