bf1215Betsy Fagin is the author of All is Not Yet Lost (Belladonna, 2015), Names Disguised (Make Now Books, 2014), Poverty Rush (Three Sad Tigers, 2011), the science seemed so solid (dusie kollektiv, 2011), Belief Opportunity (Big Game Books Tinyside, 2008), Rosemary Stretch (dusie e/chap, 2006), For every solution there is a problem (Open 24 Hours, 2003), and a number of self-published 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. Currently, Fagin serves as Editor for the Poetry Project Newsletter.