Patrick Rosal

Patrick Rosal is an interdisciplinary artist and author of five books, most recently Brooklyn Antediluvian, winner of the Lenore Marshall Prize and finalist for the Kingsley Tufts Award. He has earned fellowships from the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Fulbright Senior Research Program. A professor of English, he is inaugural Co-Director of the Institute for the Study of Global Racial Justice at Rutgers-Camden. In this capacity, he leads Quilting Water, a public arts initiative to gather water narratives locally and from around the world. He has read, taught, and performed widely across four continents and at hundreds of venues throughout the United States. His newest collection, The Last Thing: New and Selected Poems will be released in September 2021.