Seth Rogoff

Seth Rogoff is a novelist and scholar of media studies, literature, and cultural analysis. He is the author of the novels First, the Raven: a Preface (Sagging Meniscus Press 2017), Thin Rising Vapors (SMP 2018), and the forthcoming The Kirschbaum Lectures (2023). In 2021, Seth published the book The Politics of the Dreamscape (Palgrave), which focuses on the cultural history, literary theory, and politics of dreams and dream interpretation. Currently, Seth is finishing a collaboration with a former NBA basketball player on the intersection of sports, race, and media. The book is forthcoming from St. Martin’s Press in 2023. Seth’s shorter work has appeared in many journals, including BODYCagibiEpiphanyEclectica, and Rain Taxi. He has translated works by Franz Kafka, including the novel The Castle (Vitalis 2007). He has received grants from Duke University, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Maine Arts Commission, the Maine Humanities Council, and the University of Amsterdam. He was a Fulbright Scholar in Creative Writing in Berlin, Germany in 2006-2007. In addition to his creative and scholarly work, he is a passionate environmentalist and works as a freelance analyst and writer for nonprofit environmental organizations. Seth earned his Ph.D. from the University of Amsterdam’s Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis (ASCA). He received a MA in European Intellectual History from Duke University and a BA in the interdisciplinary program Literature and History from Washington University in St. Louis. 

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