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Zack Rogow

Author's Bio

Zack Rogow is the author, editor, or translator of 20 books or plays. His eighth book of poems, Talking with the Radio: poems inspired by jazz and popular music, was published by Kattywompus Press in 2015. His poems have appeared in a variety of magazines, from American Poetry Review to Zyzzyva. He is the editor of an anthology of U.S. poetry, The Face of Poetry, published by University of California Press in 2005. Currently he teaches in the low-residency MFA at the University of Alaska Anchorage.

Publications and Prizes

Books:
Talking with the Radio: poems inspired by jazz and popular music (Kattywompus Press, 2015), My Mother and the Ceiling Dancers (Kattywompus Press, 2012), The Number Before Infinity (Scarlet Tanager Books, 2008), Greatest Hits: 1979-2001 (Pudding House Publications, 2002)
Chapbooks:
Voices Carved from Obsidian (Deconstructed Artichoke Press, 2014)
Anthologies:
Blue Arc West: An Anthology of California Poets (Tebot Bach, 2006), The Face of Poetry (University of California Press, 2006), In A Fine Frenzy: Poets Respond to Shakespeare (University of Iowa Press, 2005), Mercy of Tides: Poems for a Beach House (Salt Marsh Press, 2003), Proposing on the Brooklyn Bridge: Poems about Marriage (Grayson Books, 2003), Left-hand Maps: San Francisco Bay Area Poets (A Small Garlic Press, 1998)
Journals:
American Poetry Review
Prizes:
PEN/Book-of-the-Month Club Translation Prize, 1994. Bay Area Book Reviewers Association (BABRA) award for translation, 1996. Lili Fabilli-Eric Hoffer Essay Prize, UC Berkeley; 1999 and 2001. Nominated for Pushcart Prize for poem, 2012, 2007, and 2004. Tanka Splendor Award for best tanka sequence written in English, 2006.

Zack Rogow Resume

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Listing last updated: November 3, 2016

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Fluent in:
French
Born in:
New York City, NY
Raised in:
New York City, NY

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