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Charles Peck, MFA

Charles N. Peck, MFA


Visiting Lecturer

Academic Writing Support


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EDUCATION


05.2019         

MFA Creative Writing – Poetry
Purdue University

05.2015                BA Creative Writing & German
Florida State University

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE


Since 10.2019     

Academic Writing Tutor/Visiting Instructor
University of Freiburg | English Department

  • Basic English Composition
  • Advanced English Composition
  • US Presidential and Congressional Elections 2020 (partnered with Carl-Schurz-Haus)
  • The US Federal Elections 2020
  • Academic Writing Support for undergraduate and graduate students

08.2016 –
05.2019


Graduate Student Instructor
Purdue University | English Department

  • Introductory Composition
  • Accelerated First-Year Composition
  • Introduction to Creative Writing


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE


2017 – 2019        

Sycamore Review | Editor-in-Chief

2015 – 2016

Narrative Magazine | Assistant Editor

2015 The Southeast Review | Internship, Poetry Reader

 

PUBLICATIONS


2020

  • "Elegy with Rotting Pumpkin & Mick Jagger". Cincinnati Review, 17.1
  • "World's Largest Ball of Paint". Harpur Palate, 19.2
  • "Barricades". Massachusetts Review, 61.1

2019

  • "Noise" (reprinted). Best New Poets 2019
  • "Uphill Drift". Poetry Northwest, 14.1
  • "Noise". Quarterly West, 96

2018

  • "The Peanut Barrel". Booth, 10
  • "The Radio Show". Booth, 10

2017

  • "A Small Sweetness". Ninth Letter, 14.2
  • "From the Smallest Couch in Indiana". Ninth Letter, 14.2
  • "Post-Christmas". Ninth Letter, 14.2

 

HONORS AND AWARDS


  • Best New Poets 2019
    "Noise" chosen to reprint by Cate Marvin, nominated by Quarterly West
  • AWP: Intro Journals Project Honorable Mention
    "Blood" nominated by Heather Christle, 2018
  • Best New Poets 2018 Nomination
    "Post-Christmas" nominated by Ninth Letter
  • Quintilian Award, Purdue English Department
    Top 10% of teaching evaluations (spring 2018, fall 2017, spring 2016)
  • Pushcart Prize XLII Nomination
    Nominated by guest editor for poems in Ninth Letter, 2017
  • Prose Poem Award, Purdue English Department
    Awarded to best prose poem by graduate student, 2018
  • AWP: Intro Journals Project Nomination
    "In the Beginning" nominated by Phillip B. Williams, 2017
  • AWP: Intro Journals Project Nomination
    "The Lot at McCann Field" nominated by Alice Friman, 2016

 

SELECTED READINGS AND PERFORMANCES


  • April 13, 2019
    Thomas Duncan Hall, IN
  • October 11, 2018
    Knickerbocker Saloon, IN
  • March 22, 2018
    Reader's Theatre version of Cadaver, Speak by Marianne Boruch, IN
  • March 16, 2018
    Guest reader at Culver Academies, IN
  • February 23, 2017
    Knickerbocker Saloon, IN
  • June 2, 2017
    Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature, MI
  • November 16, 2017
    Writer's Harvest Benefit, IN
  • October 13, 2016
    Knickerbocker Saloon, IN

 

PROFESSIONAL TRAINING


Spring 2018 Approaches to Creative Writing
Purdue University, West Lafayette
  • Observed over thirty creative writing courses and curated a creative writing textbook
Fall 2016 –
Spring 2017
Teaching First-Year Composition Practicum
Purdue University, West Lafayette
  • Twice weekly meetings to discuss pedagogy, syllabus development, grading techniques
June 2012 TEFL Certification
Florida State University
  • Tutored international second-language learners

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS


  • Association of Writers and Writing Programs (since 2011)
  • Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature (since 2017)