Michael Rothenberg is co-founder of 100 Thousand Poets for Change and co-founder of Poets In Need, a non-profit 501(c)3, assisting poets in crisis. His books of poetry include “Drawing The Shade” (Dos Madres Press, 2016), “Wake Up and Dream” (MadHat Press, 2017), and a bi-lingual edition of “Indefinite Detention: A Dog Story” (Varasek Ediciones, Madrid, Spain, 2017). An Arabic edition of “Indefinite Detention: A Dog Story”, trans. by El Habib Louai was published in Cairo, Egypt by Arwiqa Publishers in 2020 He lives in Tallahassee, Florida where he is Florida State University Libraries Poet in Residence.
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