Don Bogen is the author of four books of poetry, including his most recent book An Algebra, University of Chicago Press (2009). His critical book, A Necessary Order: Theodore Roethke and the Writing Process, was published by Ohio University Press in 1991. Along with his poetry, Bogen has been active as a reviewer and translator, and has collaborated with composers from the U.S. and abroad. Awards for his work include U.C.’s Rieveschl Award for Excellence in Scholarly and Creative Work, The Discovery / The Nation Award, the Emily Dickinson Award of the Poetry Society of America, a Fulbright Senior Lectureship in Spain, and fellowships from the Camargo Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts.
This reading was recorded at The Warehouse, Tallahassee, Florida, on February 5, 2013.