Zack Rogow: Poet, Playwright, Translator
Zack Rogow is the author, editor, or translator of twenty books or plays. His eighth book of poems, Talking with the Radio: poems inspired by jazz and popular music, was published by Kattywompus Press. He is writing a series of plays about authors, incorporating their work into the action. The most recent of these, Colette Uncensored (coauthored with Lorri Holt), had its first staged reading at the Millennium Stage of the Kennedy Center in Washington DC in 2015, ran for five months at The Marsh in San Francisco and Berkeley in 2016, and will be revived at The Marsh in October 2017. He is the editor of an anthology of poetry of the U.S.A., The Face of Poetry, from University of California Press. Currently he teaches in the low-residency MFA in writing program at the University of Alaska Anchorage and serves as a contributing editor of Catamaran Literary Reader.