A permanent home and museum for poets and poetry

The Frost Place Staff

Maudelle Driskell Executive Director The Frost PlaceExecutive Director Maudelle Driskell

Maudelle Driskell holds an MFA in poetry from Warren Wilson College. Her work has been published in many literary reviews and anthologies. She is the recipient of the Ruth Lilly Fellowship, awarded by Poetry and the Modern Language Association.

Raised in south Georgia, Driskell lived most of her adult life in Atlanta. She now lives in Bethlehem, New Hampshire, where she is the executive director of The Frost Place, an arts organization headquartered in Robert Frost’s historic home. Driskell is constantly inspired by the legacy of Robert Frost and the beauty of the landscape.

Associate Creative Director and Education Consultant Carlene Gadapee

Carlene M. Gadapee teaches high school English, and she is the Associate Creative Director and Education Consultant for The Frost Place in Franconia, NH. She holds a BS in English Education, MEd in Curriculum and Design, and MA-LS in Liberal Studies from Northern Vermont University-Lyndon. Her work has been published in the Aurorean, Backchannels, The Blue Nib, Fishbowl Press, Parks and Points, Postcard Poems and Prose, Sojourn, Thimble, Think, English Journal, Smoky Quartz, and elsewhere. She lives in Littleton with her husband, a bossy chi-pin dog, and two beehives.