Alice Fogel

Picture of Alice FogelAlice B Fogel was the New Hampshire poet laureate from 2014-2019. Her poetry collections include A Doubtful House, Interval: Poems Based on Bach’s “Goldberg Variations,” which won the Schaffner Award for Music in Literature and the 2016 NH Literary Award, and Be That Empty, a national bestseller. Strange Terrain is her guide to appreciating poetry without necessarily “getting” it. Nominated twelve times for the Pushcart, she has been awarded a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, among other awards, and her poems appear regularly in journals and anthologies. In addition to leading writing workshops, she works one-on-one with students with learning differences at Landmark College in Putney, VT, and hikes mountains whenever possible.

Alice Fogel Former New Hampshire Poet Laureate
Walpole, NH 03608
Home Phone: 603-499-6783

Alice Fogel's Programs

Strange Terrain: How Not To Get Poetry and Let It Get You Instead

Strange Terrain: How Not To Get Poetry and Let It Get You Instead

Alice Fogel takes you through seven simple steps, and one hard one, toward understanding and appreciating more elements of poetry than you ever thought you could. In the end you'll see that you already knew them all along. This workshop is your quick, self-help program for "getting" poems. Fogel helps you develop your own confident relationship with poetry's shapes, words, images, sounds, emotions, mysteries, and more.

This program is also available as an online presentation.