Born in Montpelier, Vermont, Nancy Lagomarsino graduated with a B.A. in English from Northeastern University and an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from Vermont College. She is the author of three books of prose poems, Sleep Handbook (Alice James Books, 1987), The Secretary Parables (Alice James Books, 1991), and Light from an Eclipse (White Pine Press, 2005). Light from an Eclipse is a memoir covering the years of her father's Alzheimer’s disease. She has lived in Hanover, NH since 1974.