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Valerie Fox

Valerie Fox, PhD

Teaching Professor of English
Founding Editor, Press 1
Department of English and Philosophy
Office: 5016 MacAlister Hall

Additional Sites:


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

Research Interests:

  • Twentieth Century Drama
  • Modern and Contemporary American Poetry
  • Freshman Writing


Valerie Fox's books include The Glass Book (Texture Press) and The Rorschach Factory (Straw Gate Books). Bundles of Letters, Including A, V and Epsilon (Texture Press) is a compilation co-written with Arlene Ang. Her work has appeared in many magazines, including SOUND:POETREE::Apiary, Hanging Loose, Ping Pong, Juked, Qarrtsiluni, Per Contra, 5_trope, The World, Sentence, Feminist Studies, The Cordite Poetry Review, Phoebe, Watershed, and West Branch

Poems for the Writing: Prompts for Poets, a craft-book co-authored with Lynn Levin, was a finalist for the 2014 Next Generation Indie Book Awards (academic/education category). She was a founding co-editor of 6ix magazine (1990-2000) and of Press 1 (2007-2013).

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