Zack Rogow

Poet

N/A
San Francisco, CA 94131

Author's Bio

Zack Rogow is the author, editor, or translator of more than 20 books or plays. His ninth book of poems, Irreverent Litanies, was published by Regal House Publishing in 2019. 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. His blog, Advice for Writers, has more than 200 posts.

Publications & Prizes

Anthologies:
Blue Arc West: An Anthology of California Poets (Tebot Bach, 2006)
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The Face of Poetry (University of California Press, 2006)
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In A Fine Frenzy: Poets Respond to Shakespeare (University of Iowa Press, 2005)
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Mercy of Tides: Poems for a Beach House (Salt Marsh Press, 2003)
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Proposing on the Brooklyn Bridge: Poems about Marriage (Grayson Books, 2003)
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Left-hand Maps: San Francisco Bay Area Poets (A Small Garlic Press, 1998)
Books:
Irreverent Litanies (Regal House Publishing, 2019)
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Talking with the Radio: poems inspired by jazz and popular music (Kattywompus Press, 2015)
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My Mother and the Ceiling Dancers (Kattywompus Press, 2012)
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The Number Before Infinity (Scarlet Tanager Books, 2008)
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Greatest Hits: 1979-2001 (Pudding House Publications, 2002)
Prizes won: 

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.

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Fluent in: 
French
Born in: 
New York City, NY
New York
Raised in: 
New York City, NY
New York
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Last update: Mar 01, 2019