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Zack Rogow

Author's Bio

Zack Rogow is the author, editor, or translator of nineteen books or plays. His seventh book of poems, <i>My Mother and the Ceiling Dancers</i>, was published by Kattywompus Press in 2012. His poems have appeared in a variety of magazines, from <i>American Poetry Review</i> to <i>Zyzzyva</i>. He is the editor of an anthology of U.S. poetry, <i>The Face of Poetry</i>, 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:
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)
Anthologies:
Blue Arc West: An Anthology of California Poets (Tebot Bach, 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.

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Listing last updated: January 14, 2013

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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