Alice B. Fogel

Alice B. Fogel, Poet Laureate of New Hampshire (2014–2019) has taught reading, writing, and other arts programs for all ages in a variety of venues, from colleges to clubs, primary schools to summer institutes. A co-founder of the New Hampshire Young Writers Conference, she has presented programs through arts and humanities councils at the Frost Place Conference on Poetry and Teaching, and elsewhere. Alice’s most recent book of poems, Be That Empty, was a national poetry bestseller in 2008, and her poems have appeared in many journals and anthologies, including the Best American Poetry series. She is available to lead reading group discussions, professional development workshops, and other programs for exploring the world of poetry. For more information about Alice, please visit



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Alice B. Fogel

Strange Terrain: A Poetry Handbook for the Reluctant Reader


Strange Terrain fills an empty place. It is an essential resource for anyone who wants to feel more comfortable with reading poetry: individuals, reading groups, teachers, even friends and families of poets.

Poet Showcase: An Anthology of New Hampshire Poets


Hobblebush Books brings to print 117 poems featured in the online "Poet Showcase" curated by former New Hampshire Poets Laureate Patricia Fargnoli and W. E. Butts. 

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An Interview with Alice B. Fogel


New Hampshire Poet Laureate Alice B. Fogel tell us about how she became the writer she is today, why she wrote Strange Terrain: A Poetry Handbook for the Reluctant Reader, and what her plans are as Poet Laureate of New Hampshire.


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