Dan Rosenberg

Poet, Translator

Ithaca, NY

Author's Bio

Dan Rosenberg is the author of cadabra and The Crushing Organ, which won the American Poetry Journal Book Prize. He has also published two chapbooks, A Thread of Hands and Thigh's Hollow, which won the Omnidawn Poetry Chapbook Contest, and he co-translated Miklavž Komelj’s Hippodrome. Rosenberg holds an MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and a PhD from the University of Georgia, where he was a Presidential Fellow. He is a father, a husband, and an associate professor of English at Wells College in Aurora, NY.

Publications & Prizes


Cadabra (Carnegie Mellon University Press, 2015)
Thigh's Hollow (Omnidawn, 2015)
The Crushing Organ (Dream Horse Press, 2012)
A Thread of Hands (Tilt Press, 2010)


Hippodrome by Miklavž Komelj, translated from the Slovenian (Zephyr Press, 2016)
Prizes won: 

2011 American Poetry Journal Book Prize

2014 Omnidawn Poetry Chapbook Contest

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Last update: Feb 19, 2021