|Position||Nathaniel Ropes Professor of English & Comparative Literature|
|Office Location||McMicken Hall room 369A|
|University of California, Berkeley||A.B (1971)|
|University of California, Berkeley||M.A. (1974))|
|University of California, Berkely||Ph.D. (1976)|
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 Excellence in Doctoral Mentoring Award and the Rieveschl Award for Excellence in Scholarly and Creative Work, the Emily Dickinson Award of the Poetry Society of America, Fulbright positions in Spain and at the Seamus Heaney Centre for Poetry of Queen's University-Belfast, and fellowships from the Camargo Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts. Nathaniel Ropes Professor of English and Comparative Literature, Bogen serves as Poetry Editor of The Cincinnati Review.
Poetry & Translation
Books of Poetry:
An Algebra. University of Chicago Press, 2009.
Luster. Wesleyan University Press, 2003.
The Known World. Wesleyan University Press, 1997.
After the Splendid Display. Wesleyan University Press, 1986.
A Necessary Order: Theodore Roethke and the Writing Process. Ohio University Press, 1991.
Poems in The American Poetry Review, Colorado Review, The Kenyon Review, Literary Imagination, The Nation, The New Republic, The Paris Review, Ploughshares, Poetry, Slate, Stand (U.K.), The Threepenny Review, The Yale Review and other journals. Translations of poetry in Arts & Letters, Boston Review, Poetry International, Poetry Northwest, and elsewhere. Reviews and critical articles in American Book Review, ELH, The Nation, Papers on Language and Literature,The Threepenny Review, and elsewhere. Poetry and critical work included in the anthologies IOU: New Writing on Money, (Concord Free Press, 2010); State of the Union: 50 Political Poems, (Wave Books, 2008); Dark Horses: Poets on Overlooked Poems (University of Illinois Press, 2006); The Wilderness of Vision: On the Poetry of John Haines (Story Line Press, 1996), and others. Musical collaborations performed at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, the Ball State University Festival of New Music, Randolf-Macon Women's College, and elsewhere and recorded on the CD Implements of Actuation (Electronic Music Foundation, 2000).
English and Comparative Literature
University of Cincinnati
Personal and Community Service