Charles Harper Webb

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Charles Harper Webb is an American poet, professor, psychotherapist and former singer and guitarist. His most recent poetry collection is Shadow Ball (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2009). His honors include a Whiting Award, a Guggenheim Fellowship,[1] The Kate Tufts Discovery Award, a Pushcart Prize and inclusion in The Best American Poetry 2006.[2] His poems have appeared in literary journals and magazines including American Poetry Review, Paris Review, and Ploughshares.[3][4][5] Webb was born in Philadelphia, and grew up in Houston. He earned his B.A. in English from Rice University, and an M.A. in English from the University of Washington,[6] and an M.F.A. in Professional Writing and his PhD in Counseling Psychology from the University of Southern California. He teaches at California State University, Long Beach, where he received a Distinguished Faculty Scholarly and Creative Achievement Award and the Distinguished Faculty Teaching Award, and he lives in Long Beach, California.[7][8]

Honors and awards[edit]

Published works[edit]

Full-Length Poetry Collections

Anthologies Edited

  • Stand-Up Poetry: An Expanded Anthology (University of Iowa Press, 2002)
  • Stand-Up Poetry: The Anthology (California State University Press, 1994)
  • Stand-Up Poetry: The Poetry of Los Angeles and Beyond (Red Wind Books, 1990)[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "California State University > ''Newsline'' Archives > May 7, 2001 > ''CSULB English Professor Charles Harper Webb Receives Prestigious 2001 Guggenheim Fellowship''". Calstate.edu. Retrieved January 12, 2012. 
  2. ^ "''The Best American Poetry 2006'' Table of Contents". Bestamericanpoetry.com. Retrieved January 12, 2012. 
  3. ^ "''The American Poetry Review'' > November/December 2003 > Vol. 32, No. 6 Online Edition". Aprweb.org. Retrieved January 12, 2012. 
  4. ^ "''Ploughshares'' > Authors > Charles Harper Webb". Pshares.org. Retrieved January 12, 2012. 
  5. ^ "''Paris Review'' > No. 168, Winter 2003". Parisreview.com. Retrieved January 12, 2012. 
  6. ^ "''PoetryNet'' > Poet of the Month > November 2001 > Charles Harper Webb". Poetrynet.org. Retrieved January 12, 2012. 
  7. ^ "''Poets & Writers'' > Directory of Writers > Charles Harper Webb". Pw.org. June 9, 2011. Retrieved January 12, 2012. 
  8. ^ "''Poem of the Week'' > Charles Harper Webb Bio". Poemoftheweek.org. Retrieved January 12, 2012. 
  9. ^ "John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellows". Gf.org. Retrieved January 12, 2012. 
  10. ^ Whiting Foundation > Past Recipients of the Whiting Writers Awards[dead link]
  11. ^ a b "Library of Congress Online Catalog > Charles Harper Webb". Catalog.loc.gov. October 15, 2000. Retrieved January 12, 2012. 
  12. ^ Webb, Charles. "> Catalog > ''Zinjanthropus Disease''". Open Library. Retrieved January 12, 2012. 

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