Caryl Pagel is the author of two collections of poetry, Twice Told (H_NG M_N Books, 2014) and Experiments I Should Like Tried at My Own Death (Factory Hollow Press, 2012), as well as two chapbooks, Mausoleum (WinterRedpress, 2013) and Visions, Crisis Apparitions, and Other Exceptional Experiences (Factory Hollow Press, 2008). Her poems and essays have appeared in AGNI, Denver Quarterly, Essay Press, The Iowa Review, Jacket2, The Mississippi Review, and Devil's Lake, among other journals, and she is currently at work on a collection of essays entitled The Reality of the Unseen.
Caryl is the co-founder and editor of Rescue Press, a poetry editor at jubilat, and the Director of the Cleveland State University Poetry Center. She teaches undergraduate classes in creative writing at Cleveland State as well as graduate poetry and nonfiction classes in the NEOMFA Program.
She received an MFA in Poetry from the Iowa Writers' Workshop, an MFA in Creative Writing from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and a B.A. in English (Creative Writing) at University of Wisconsin-Madison.
—(Source, Cleveland State University)