The Measure Rolling On the Floor: Poetry, Math, Music, and Imagination
Alice Fulton’s first fiction collection, The Nightingales of Troy: Connected Stories, was published by W.W. Norton in 2008. Her most recent book of poems is Cascade Experiment: Selected Poems. Felt (W.W. Norton), was awarded the Rebekah Johnson Bobbitt National Prize for Poetry from the Library of Congress. Her other books include poetry collections Sensual Math, Powers Of Congress, Palladium, and Dance Script With Electric Ballerina, and a collection of prose, Feeling as a Foreign Language: The Good Strangeness of Poetry. Fulton has received fellowships from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, The Ingram Merrill Foundation, the Guggenheim Foundation, The Michigan Society of Fellows, the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, and the National Endowment for the Arts. Her work has been included in five editions of The Best American Poetry series and in the 10th Anniversary edition, The Best of the Best American Poetry, 1988-1997. Poems and Fiction also have appeared in Tin House, Poetry, The New Yorker, Parnassus, The Paris Review, The New Republic, The Atlantic Monthly, and many other magazines, and her poems have been set to music by Joseph Klein, James Worlton, Anthony Cornicello, Enid Sutherland, and William Bolcom. Fulton is currently the Ann S. Bowers Professor of English at Cornell University.