Roger Fogelman was born in New York City in 1940. From an early age, he wrote poetry and for the next 65 years, he continued to produce poems on various subjects, such as nature and the human condition.
He won the Morrison Poetry Prize at Cornell University and the American Academy of Poets Award at the University of Virginia. His work has been published in the American Academy of Poets’ Commemorative Volume, 1965; the Cornell Writer; the Innisfree Poetry Journal and the Nassau Review.
Dr. Fogelman graduated from Cornell University in 1960 and received an MA and PhD in English from the University of Virginia. He also held an MS in TESL from Queens College.
Born and raised in the Bronx, he spent his life as a New Yorker. He died on January 26, 2016.
May his soul rest in peace.
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