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Alice B. Fogel

Author's Bio

I am the NH State Poet Laureate, 2014-2019. My third book, Be That Empty, was a national poetry bestseller in 2008, and in 2009 Strange Terrain (how to appreciate poetry without “getting” it) came out. Nominated 6 times for the Pushcart, my poems have appeared in many journals and anthologies, including Best American Poetry, Robert Hass’s Poet’s Choice, Spillway, Hotel Amerika, Crazyhorse, and Pleiades, and I have received a fellowship from the NEA and other awards. Another collection, Interval: Poems Based Upon Bach’ Goldberg Variations, won the Nicholas Schaffner Award for Music in Literature and is forthcoming from Schaffner Press.

Publications and Prizes

Books:
Strange Terrain: A Poetry Handbook for the Reluctant Reader (Hobblebush Books, 2009), Be That Empty (Harbor Mountain Press, 2007), I Love This Dark World (Zoland Books, 1996)
Anthologies:
Bedside Guide to No Tell Motel vol. 1 & 2 (No Tell Motel, 2007), Poet's Choice (Ecco Press, 1998), Best American Poetry (Collier-Macmillan, 1993)
Journals:
Barrow Street, Massachusetts Review, TriQuarterly
Prizes:
Nicholas Schaffner Award for Music in Literature; Alligator Juniper Award; NEA Individual Artist Fellowship; Daniel Varoujan Award; Carl Sandburg Natl. Historic Site Residency; 6 Pushcart nominations; Best American Poetry; etc.

Alice B. Fogel Resume

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Listing last updated: November 10, 2013

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Identifies as:
Caucasian
Prefers to work with:
Any
Fluent in:
English
Born in:
Buffalo, NY
Raised in:
Hudson Valley, NY

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