Sandra Alcosser

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Sandra Alcosser
Born (1944-02-03) February 3, 1944 (age 73)
Washington, D.C., United States
Occupation Professor, Poet

Sandra B. Alcosser (born February 3, 1944[1]) is an American poet. She was appointed the first state poet laureate of Montana from July 13, 2005 - August 13, 2007[2] and was superseded by Greg Pape.[3]


She started the MFA in writing program at San Diego State University[4] and is on the faculty of the low-residency MFA in writing program at Pacific University.[5]



  • A Fish To Feed All Hunger (Ahsahta Press, 1986)
  • Except By Nature (Graywolf Press, 1998)


  1. ^ U.S. Public Records Index, Vol. 1 (Provo, UT: Operations, Inc.), 2010.
  2. ^ Montana Arts Council page on Alcosser
  3. ^ Billings Gazette article on first poet laureate of Montana
  4. ^ Academy of American Poets Bio
  5. ^ Pacific University MFA faculty page

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