Valerie Fox, PhD

Founding Editor, Press 1; Associate Teaching Professor of English

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Office: 5023 MacAlister Hall
Phone: 215.895.4364


  • PhD, English, Binghamton University, 1990
  • MA, English, Temple University, 1986
  • BA, English and History, Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania, 1984


Valerie Fox's most recent book is Bundles of Letters, Including A, V and Epsilon (Texture Press), written with Arlene Ang. Previous books of poems are The Rorschach Factory (Straw Gate Books) and Amnesia, or, Ideas for Movies (Texture Press). Her work has appeared in many magazines, including Hanging Loose, The World, Feminist Studies, Siren, Phoebe, Watershed, sonaweb, and West Branch.

She was a founding co-editor of 6ix magazine (1990-2000), and currently edits Press 1, a journal featuring poetry, short fiction, opinion, and photography.

Very involved in collaborative writing, she and Arlene Ang have collaborated in the writing of poetry and fiction, publishing in magazines such as Admit 2, Origami Condom, Per Contra and Qarrtsiluni.

At Drexel, Fox teaches First-Year Writing, Creative Writing (poetry), and Readings in Poetry. She's particularly interested in experimental poetics and online teaching/e-learning.