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 public reading at the Millennium Stage of the Kennedy Center in Washington DC in 2015; was performed at The Marsh in San Francisco/Berkeley in 2016–17, and in London at the Canal Café Theatre in 2018; and will run at Cerimon House in Portland, Oregon during the AWP conference in March 2019. Rogow is the editor of an anthology of poetry of the U.S.A., The Face of Poetry, from University of California Press. He has taught in several MFA creative writing programs, and serves as a contributing editor of Catamaran Literary Reader.