Bio

Betsy Fagin is the author of All is Not Yet Lost (Belladonna, 2015), Names Disguised (Make Now Books, 2014), and a number of chapbooks.

She received degrees in literature and creative writing from Vassar College and Brooklyn College and completed her MLS degree in Information Studies at the University of Maryland where she was an American Library Association Spectrum Scholar. In 2011, Betsy served as Librarian for the People’s Library of Occupy Wall Street through the consensus of the New York City General Assembly. She was a writer-in-residence at the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council during 2012-13 and served as Editor for the Poetry Project Newsletter from 2015-2017. Betsy is currently participating in a year-long meditation teacher training program at the Interdependence Project in NYC.