Ann Fox Chandonnet

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Ann Fox Chandonnet is an American poet.

She was born and raised in Massachusetts. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison (1965).[1] She has lived in Chugiak, Alaska, Anchorage, Alaska, Vale, North Carolina,[2] and O'Fallon, Missouri.[3]

Her poems have appeared in magazines including Permafrost, Ice Floe, Abraxas, New Kauri, MidAtlantic and Calapooya Collage.

Ann worked as a staff writer/reporter for the now-defunct Anchorage Times from the early to mid-1980s. From the cover to her book "Colonial Food": "Ann Chandonnet is a food historian, poet and journalist. She is a member of the Culinary Historians of Washington, D.C., and is the author of the award-winning "Gold Rush Grub" and "The Pioneer Village Cookbook."


  • "On a Human Scale", Ploughshares, Spring 1979
  • "Sacraments in Simple Things", Wild Goose Review, Summer 2009[4]
  • At the fruit-tree's mossy root: the Marsh Hill idylls. Wings Press. 1980. 
  • Canoeing in the Rain: Poems for My Aleut-Athabascan Son. Meredith Bliss. 1990. ISBN 978-0-9622738-2-7. 
  • Ptarmigan Valley: Poems of Alaska. Boulder, CO: Lightning Tree Press. 1980. ISBN 978-0-89016-053-4. 
  • Auras, Tendrils. Penumbra Press. ISBN 0-920806-45-7. 
  • Robert Hedin, ed. (May 1984). In the Dreamlight: 21 Alaskan Writers. Copper Canyon Press. ISBN 978-0-914742-76-0. 
  • Kathleen Aponick, ed. (January 1992). Merrimack: A Poetry Anthology. Loom Press. ISBN 978-0-931507-05-2. 
  • Wayne Mergler, ed. (October 1, 1996). The Last New Land: Stories of Alaska, Past and Present. Alaska Northwest Books. ISBN 978-0-88240-483-7. 


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