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Kenneth G. Pobo PhD


  • PhD English in Creative Writing 1983

    University of Wisconsin--Milwaukee (WI)

  • MA English in Creative Writing 1979

    University of Wisconsin--Milwaukee (WI)

  • BA English 1976

    Wheaton College (IL)

  • CRWR 307 Advanced Poetry Writing

  • CRWR 153 Introduction to Creative Writing I

  • ENGL 374 American Poetry: Post World War II

I'm a poet, so my interests center on poetry, though not exclusively. I am interested in LGBTQ literature and nonwestern world literature too.

Selected Awards

  • Lindback Teaching Award, 2010

  • Winner of the Qarrtsiluni Poetry Chapbook Contest, 2011

  • Winner of the Main Street Rag Poetry Chapbook Contest, 2009

Selected Publications

  • Pobo, Ken. Bend of Quiet. San Francisco: Blue Light Press, 2015. Print.

  • Pobo, Ken. When The Light Turns Green. West Chester: Spruce Alley Press, 2014. Print.

  • Pobo, Ken. Glass Garden. WordTech Press, 2008. Print.

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