Kenneth Rosen, who resides in Portland, has published several books of poetry. His first collection, Whole Horse, was selected for Richard Howard's Braziller Poetry Series. Other volumes are The Hebrew Lion, Black Leaves, Longfellow Square, Reptile Mind, and No Snake, No Paradise. His current title is The Origin of Tragedy and Other Poems. A former Fulbright professor at the University of Sophia in Bulgaria, Rosen is the founder of the Stonecoast Writers Conference.