Betsy Sholl

Betsy Sholl

Betsy Sholl is the author of eight books, most recently Otherwise Unseeable (University of Wisconsin), which won the 2015 Maine Literary Award for poetry.  Other books include Late Psalm, Don’t Explain (winner of the Felix Pollak Prize) and The Red Line (winner of the AWP Prize in Poetry).  She is a founding member of Alice James Books, and served as Poet Laureate of Maine from 2006 to 2011.  Other awards include a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, and two Maine Individual Artists Grants.  Recent work has appeared in Brilliant Corners, Image, Field, Numero Cinq, Upstreet, Poet Lore, Plume.  She teaches in the MFA Program of Vermont College of Fine Arts, and lives in Portland, Maine.  

Betsy Sholl has contributed the following: