Rosen, Kenneth (1940 - )

Genre: Poetry

Ken Rosen lives in Portland, Maine and is the founder of the Stonecoast Writers' Conference in Brunswick, ME.

His poems have appeared in the Paris Review, the Beloit Poetry Journal, Agni, The Massachusetts Review, and Salt Hill Journal.

Rosen has taught at the University of Southern Maine, Syracuse University, the American University in Bulgaria, and the University of Sofia (Bulgaria). He was a Fulbright Professor to Bulgaria in 1998-99, and with Alexander Shurbanov is co-editor of an anthology of contemporary Bulgarian poetry, Dandelion Bone.

Selected Bibliography

  • Whole Horse (1972)
  • Black Leaves (1980)
  • The Hebrew Lion (won 1988 Maine Arts Commission poetry competition)
  • Longfellow Square (1991)
  • Reptile Mind (1993)
  • No Snake, No Paradise (1996)
  • A spy in the House of the Thought Police (1997)
  • The Origins of Tragedy : & Other Poems (2003)