The Path and The Berkshires in Plough
Talking All Night in First Things
Bat in Poetry Magazine
Old Haunt in Poetry Magazine
Elegy for Everyone
First appeared in The Dark Horse
At Dusk in Better Than Starbucks
Oak Hill Cemetery in Better Than Starbucks
The Youngest Actors Take the Stage in Better Than Starbucks
An Indelicate Proposal New England Poetry Club
Winner of the 2017 New England Poetry Club Rosalie Boyle/Norma Farber Award
The Program in Several Centuries National Translation Month
Bad Head Day in Light Poetry Journal
The Guitar Maker in First Things
Mid-November House Guest in Clarion
Winner of the 2013 Robert Frost Prize from the Robert Frost Foundation
A Game in Late August at Project Muse
First appeared in The Hopkins Review
First appeared in Rattapallax
New Year at Verse Daily
An Innocence in Per Contra
Winner of the 2012 New England Poetry Club Rosalie Boyle/Norma Farber Award
Persnickety Ichabod, Class of ’74 in The Somerville Times
Three Poems: A Bother, Ellipse, and One Day in The San Diego Reader
The Inheritance in The New England Review
“The Inheritance” is the first poem I ever published.
Three Acclaimed Able Muse Authors Read: Carol Light, Alfred Nicol, Barbara Ellen Sorensen
This reading took place via Zoom on August 28, 2022.
Al Basile’s “Poems On” with Melissa Balmain & Alfred Nicol
This is the first episode in Year II of the Poems On series. Originally on Zoom 2/17/22, it features host Al Basile with his guests Melissa Balmain and Alfred Nicol as they read and discuss their poems on the theme of Romantic Love.
Al Basile’s “Poems On” with Rhina Espaillat & Alfred Nicol
This is the first episode in the Poems On series. Recorded on Feb. 18, 2021, it features host Al Basile with his guests Rhina P. Espaillat and Alfred Nicol as they read and discuss their poems on the theme of music.