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Liz Rosenberg

Author's Bio

Liz Rosenberg is the author of one adult fiction novel (HOME REPAIR, Harper/Avon, a Target Breakout Book and Scholastic Book Club adult fiction Pick); five award-winning books of poems and more than thirty books for young readers. She has also edited five prize winning poetry anthologies, and helped to edit two anthologies on Jewish women and spiritual practice. Her fiction, poetry and essays have appeared in The New Yorker, The Atlantic Monthly, Harper's, Paris Review and have been widely anthologized.

Publications and Prizes

Books:
Demon Love, poems (Mammoth Books, 2010), HOME REPAIR: a novel (Avon/HarperCollins, 2010), 17: a Novel in Prose Poems (Icarus Press, 2002), Heart and Soul: a novel (Harcourt, 1998), Children of Paradise: Poems (University of Pittsburgh Press, 1992)
Chapbooks:
The Lily Poems (Bright Hill Press, 2009)
Anthologies:
Bread and Fire: Jewish Women Find God in the Everyday (Urim Publications Lambda Publishers, 2010), I Just Hope It's Lethal: Poems of Madness, Sadness and Joy (Harcourt, 2005), Earth Shattering Poems (Macmillan, 1998), The Invisible Ladder (Macmillan, 1996)
Prizes:
Kelloggs National Fellowship; Paterson Prize; Agnes Starret Prize; Lee Bennett Hopkins Award; Center for the Book Prize; IRA Choice Award; Pulitzer Prize nominee; Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching

Liz Rosenberg Resume

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now:
The Good Life by Helen & Scott Nearing, Gerry Frank's Guide to NYC by Gerry Frank, The Secrets of the Haggadah by M Glazerson, Americans in London by Brian N Morton, Larry's Kidney by Daniel Asa Rose
Favorite Books:
David Copperfield, Crime & Punishment, Pride & Predjudice, Charlotte's Web; Catcher in the Rye; Shizuko's Daughter; Nickel Mountain; Little Women; On Moral Fiction; Seize the Day; Goodbye Columbus; The Metamorphasis; To the Lighthouse; Mrs. Dalloway; A Room of One's Own; Collected Stories of jean Rhys; Kaaterskill Falls; Searching for Caleb; Open House; Breathing Lessons; Collected Stories of Eudora Welty;
Favorite Authors:
Shakespeare, Austen, Doestoevski, Dickens, Gardner, Salinger, E.B. White, Anne Tyler; John Gardner; A.A. Milne; Tennessee Williams; Keats; Wordsworth; Whitman; Neruda...

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Listing last updated: August 4, 2009

More Information

Listed as:
Fiction Writer, Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Prefers to work with:
Any
Born in:
Long Island, NY
Raised in:
Palm Beach, FL
Agent:
Jenny Bent

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