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Humanistic Studies

Charles Rybak

Charles Rybak
Associate Professor of Humanistic Studies, English, and Creative Writing
TH 383
(920) 465-2158

Research Interests: Poetry; The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning; 20th and 21st Century American Literature; Experimental Literature

Recent Publications:
Books and Chapbooks:

  • Tongue and Groove. Charlotte: Main Street Rag, 2007. (Poetry)
  • Liketown. Columbus: Pudding House Publications, 2007. (Poetry)
  • Nickel and Diming My Way Through. Winner of the 2004 Quentin R. Howard Prize in Poetry, selected by Ron Rash. Lexington: Wind Press, 2005. (Poetry)

Recent Poems:

  • "What I Did During the War: Wasps." Wisconsin Poets Calendar, 2013.
  • "Loose-Leaf Gospel." Stoneboat. November, 2011.
  • "Used Book." Verse Wisconsin. July, 2011.
  • "A Watched Pot." Verse Wisconsin. November, 2011.
  • "On My Daughter Falling Asleep While Gripping My Shirt." Verse Wisconsin. November, 2011.
  • "Must Everyone Write A Poem Subtitled After Dean Young?" Verse Wisconsin. March, 2011.
  • "Cinderella, as Told by Birds." The Cincinnati Review, 2010.
  • "What I Did During the War: Rendition." Waccamaw, 2010. (Online)

Recent Awards:

  • UW-Green Bay/CATL Teaching Scholars, 2010-2011. Project: Student incorporation of open versus anonymous feedback in creative writing classes.
  • Recipient, Chancellor’s Teaching Fellowship, UW-Colleges, 2007-2008. Project: Moving Beyond Identification: Teaching Metaphor.

Education: PhD in English and Comparative Literature, University of Cincinnati, 2003; M.A. in English, Iowa State University, 1994; B.A. in English, State University of New York at Buffalo, 1992; B.A. in History, State University of New York at Buffalo, 1992.