The above video is a  poem written and performed by Ragan Fox. “Heredity” chronicles his father’s eventual death from Alzheimer’s disease. The video was shot at Antone’s in Austin, TX in August, 2007.


Fox, Ragan C.  Exile in Gayville.  Maple Shade, NJ, Lethe Press, 2009.

Fox, Ragan C.  Heterophobia.  Maple Shade, NJ: Lethe Press, 2005. 

Individual Poems Published in Anthologies

Fox, Ragan C.  “Attack of the Ribbon Magnets.”  High Desert Voices: The 2005 National Poetry Slam Anthology.  Whitmore Lake, MI: The Wordsmith Press, 2006.  91-92.

Fox, Ragan C.  “Faggot: For Gay Boys who Have Considered Rainbows When Suicide Wasn’t Enough.”  Freedom to Speak.  Whitmore Lake, MI: The Wordsmith Press, 2003.  45-47.

Fox, Ragan C.  “Headstone.” A Bigger Boat: The Unlikely Success of the Albuquerque Poetry Slam SceneEds. Susan McAlister, Don McIver, Mikaela Renz, and Daniel S. Solis.  University of New Mexico Press, 2008, 204-206.

Fox, Ragan C.  “If I Were a Woman.”  In Our Own Words, Volume 3.  Raleigh, NC: MWE Press, 2000.  51-52.