Michael Rothenberg is a poet, songwriter, and editor and co-founder of Big Bridge Press and Big Bridge, a webzine of poetry and everything else.
His poems have appeared in
many journals including 2river View, Beehive, Berkeley Poetry Review,
Bolinas Heresay News, Blue Book, Cafe Review, The Cortland Review, The
Duct Tape Press, Exquisite Corpse, Ironwood, Jacket, Isibongo, Lungfull!,
Limestone Magazine, Light and Dust@Grist Mobile Anthology of Poetry, Lynx:
Poetry From Bath, Melic Review, Moveo Angelus, Mudlark, Mungo vs Ranger,
Octavo, Pearl, The Poetry Kit, Prosodia, Pyrowords, Riding The Meridian,
Rolling Stock, Southern Ocean Review, Sycamore Review, Ygdrasil, Zuzu's
Petals Quarterly Online and Zyzzyva.
His poetry books and broadsides are archived at the University of Francisco, and are held in the Special Collection libraries of Brown University, Claremont Colleges, University of Kansas, the New York Public Library, UC-Berkeley, UC-Davis, and UC-Santa Cruz.
His songs have appeared in Hollywood Pictures' Shadowhunter and Black Day, Blue Night, and most recently, TriStar Pictures' Outer Ozona. Other songs have been recorded on CDs including: The Darkest Part of The Night by Bob Malone, Difficult Woman by Renee Geyer, Global Blues Deficit by Cody Palance, The Woodys by The Woodys, and a soon to be released CD by Johnny Lee Schell. He is most recently editor of Overtime: Selected Poems of Philip Whalen (Viking Penguin, 1999).
His novel Punk Rockwell will be published this spring by Tropical Press, and his Letters, Postcards and Baguette: The Paris Journals will be published by Fish Drum, Inc. this year as well.
For correspondence contact: walterblue AT bigbridge DOT org