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Carol Berge Writings

Identifier: MSS-379-BC

Scope and Content

This collection consists of various publications pertaining to Carol Berge, which reflect her roles as poet, author, and editor. Some of these pieces are autographed by Berge.


  • 1969-1978


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Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Copy Restrictions

Limited duplication of CSWR material is allowed for research purposes. User is responsible for compliance with all copyright, privacy, and libel laws. Permission is required for publication or distribution.

Biographical Information

Carol Berge was born in New York in 1955. She is the author of numerous pieces of prose, including A Couple Called Moebius (1972), Acts of Love: An American Novel (1973), Timepieces (1977), The Doppler Effect (1979), and Fierce Metronome (1981). Her volumes of poetry include Secrets, Gossip and Slander (1984), From a Soft Angle: Poems About Women (1972), The Unexpected (1976), Rituals and Gargoyles (1976), A Song, A Chant (1978) and others. Carol Bergé served as editor of CENTER Press, the Mississippi Review, the Shearsman Magazine, Erotica, and the Woodstock Review. She has taught (as faculty and as a visiting professor) at numerous universities and colleges, including Thomas Jefferson College (Michigan), University of California extension (Berkeley), the University of Southern Mississippi, the University of New Mexico, Goddard College, Wright State University, and SUNY Albany. She completed her own studies at New York University and the New School for Social Research.


1 box (.45 cu. ft.)


This collection is comprised of poetry and other publications by Carol Berge.

Related Material

Desert Review Press Archives Center for Southwest Research, University of New Mexico Judson C. Crews Papers Center for Southwest Research. University of New Mexico
Finding Aid of the Carol Bergé Writings, 1969-1978
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Repository Details

Part of the UNM Center for Southwest Research & Special Collections Repository

University of New Mexico Center for Southwest Research & Special Collections
University Libraries, MSC05 3020
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque NM 87131