Biography

Alice Fogel published her first book of poetry, Elemental, in 1993, which earned a spot in the annual Best American Poetry anthology. Three years later, she published I Love This Dark World. Her 2007 book Be That Empty was a National Poetry Society bestseller four weeks straight, and 2015’s Interval: Poems Based on Bach’s “Goldberg Variations” received the Nicholas Schaffner Award for Music in Literature. Fogel has also published a number of nonfiction works, including 2009’s Strange Terrain: A Poetry Handbook for the Reluctant Reader. In 2013, she was named New Hampshire Poet Laureate. Photo courtesy of Ellen Friedman, 2016.

Description of Collection

The Alice Fogel Papers consist of 13 clamshell boxes of drafts, manuscripts, photographs, clippings, notes, correspondence, notebooks, and other records dated 1974-2015. A full finding guide to the Alice Fogel Papers is also available.

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