Dr. Mira Rosenthal

Mira RosenthalAssociate Professor

Byzantium Director

English Major Advisor

E-mail: mirosent@calpoly.edu








Ph.D. Comparative Literature, Indiana University, 2011
M.F.A. Creative Writing: Poetry, University of Houston, 2005
B.A. English Literature (Phi Beta Kappa), Reed College, 1996

Teaching and Research Interests

Creative Writing
Modern and Contemporary Poetry
Comparative Literature
Translation Studies

Books of Poetry

Territorial. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2022.
The Local World. Kent, OH: The Kent State University Press, 2011. 

Books of Translation

To the Letter by Tomasz Różycki. New York, NY: Archipelago Books, forthcoming 2023.
Tideline by Krystyna Dąbrowska. Brookline, MA: Zephyr Press, 2022.
Colonies by Tomasz Różycki. Brookline, MA: Zephyr Press, 2013.
The Forgotten Keys by Tomasz Różycki. Brookline, MA: Zephyr Press, 2007.

Work in Literary Journals

Poetry, Kenyon Review, Guernica, Threepenny Review, New England Review, PN Review, Ploughshares, American Poetry Review, Harvard Review, PEN America, A Public Space, AGNI Online, TriQuarterly, West Branch, Slate, The Literary Review, Poetry Wales, Words Without Borders, Oxford American, North American Review, Crazyhorse, Gulf Coast, Alaska Quarterly Review, Academy of American Poets, World Literature Today, Notre Dame Review, Poetry Daily, and others

Fellowships, Awards and Honors

2022-2023 Fulbright Scholar Fellowship to Poland
2022 The Center for Urban History Grant, Lviv, Ukraine
2021 MacDowell Residency Fellowship
2021 Polish Book Institute Kolegium Tłumaczy Fellowship
2020 Willapa Bay, Artist in Residence
2020 College of Liberal Arts Summer Research Grant, Cal Poly
2019 Hedgebrook Residency Fellowship
2018 Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Writer in Residence
2018 Anderson Center for Interdisciplinary Studies, Writer in Residence
2014 Northern California Book Award
2014 International Griffin Poetry Prize Finalist
2014 Oxford-Weidenfeld Translation Prize Finalist
2014 PEN Award for Poetry in Translation Longlist Selection
2011-2013 Wallace Stegner Fellowship, Stanford University
2010-2011 American Council of Learned Societies Dissertation Fellowship
2010 Stan and Tom Wick Poetry Prize
2009 National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship
2009 Fellow, The MacDowell Colony
2008 PEN Translation Fund Award
2007 Fellow, The Banff International Literary Translation Center
2003-2005 Fulbright Fellowship to Poland
2001 Fellow, The Vermont Studio Center

You can find out more about Mira Rosenthal's work at www.mirarosenthal.com.

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