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Gabriel Rosenstock is the author/translator of over 160 books, including 13 volumes of poetry and a volume of haiku in Irish and in English, as well as numerous books for children. Prose work includes fiction, essays in The Irish Times, radio plays, travel writing and a novel, My Head is Missing (2012).

A member of Aosdna (the Irish Academy of Arts and Letters), he has given readings in Europe, South, Central and North America, India, Australia, Japan and has been published in various leading international journals including Akzente, Neue Rundschau, and die horen (Germany), Poetry (Chicago), World Haiku Review, Irish Pages, Poetry Ireland Review and Sirena. He has given readings at major festivals, including Berlin, Bremen, Struga (Macedonia), Vilenica (Slovenia), Medelln, Ars Poetica (Slovakia) and twice at the nomadic Kritya festival in India. Rosenstock taught haiku at the Schule fr Dichtung (Poetry Academy) in Vienna. Among his awards is the Tamgha I Kidmat medal for services to literature.

He has brought out Irish-langua6ge versions and translations of among others, Francisco X. Alarcn, Seamus Heaney, Rabindranath Tagore, Gnter Grass, W M Roggeman, Said, Zh ng Ye, Michele Ranchetti, Michael Augustin, Peter Huchel, Georg Trakl, Georg Heym, Hansjrg Schertenleib, Hilde Domin, Johann P. Tammen, Munir Niazi, Ko Un, Gnter Kunert, Iqbal, Michael Krger, Kristiina Ehin, Nikola Madzirov, Agnar Artúvertin, Walter Helmut Fritz, K. Satchidanandan, Elke Schmitter, and Matthias Politycki as well as Irish-language versions of classical haiku and modern haiku by amongst others John W. Sexton (Ireland), J W Hackett (USA), Andres Ehin (Estonia), Petar Tchouhov (Bulgaria) and Janak Sapkota (Nepal).

Rosenstock is the Irish-language advisor for the poetry journal THE SHOp and a Foundation Associate of The Haiku Foundation. His vast output includes plays, work for TV, novels and short stories, children's literature in prose and verse, including Irish versions of such classics as The Gruffalo. Recent succesful picture books include Sa Tir ar an Yeit (Cl Mhaigh Eo) and his retellings of ancient and medieval Indian tales, Birbal (Cl Iar-Chonnacht). He is the Irish-language translator with the new children's imprint Walker ireann.

Among the anthologies in which he is represented is Best European Fiction 2012 (Dalkey Archive Press, USA).

His Selected Poems / Rogha Dnta (Cl Iar-Chonnachta) appeared in 2005 and the the bilingual volume Bliain an Bhand/ Year of the Goddess came out in 2007 (Dedalus). He is the Irish translator of numerous films and TV shows including Watership Down and The Muppet Show. He is also well known as a translator of song lyrics into Irish by Bob Dylan, Leonard Cohen and others and as a translator of plays by Beckett, Frisch, Yeats and others.

Two books on haiku as a way of life, Haiku Enlightenment and Haiku, the Gentle Art of Disappearing from Cambridge Scholars Publishing are available from Amazon. Uttering Her Name (Salmon Poetry) is his dbut volume of poems in English. Dialann Anama (2007) is an interactive diary drawing on the world's wisdom traditions, mostly Advaita. The Pleasantries of Krishnamurphy: Revelations from an Irish Ashram, is published by Non-Duality Press, www.non-dualitypress.org.

Poems by Gabriel Rosenstock


Recommended Books: Gabriel Rosenstock

Bliain an Bhand - Year of the Goddess Haiku: The Gentle Art of Disappearing Haiku Enlightenment Where Light Begins: Haiku Cold Moon: The Erotic Haiku of Gabriel Rosenstock
Portrait of the Artist as an Abominable Snowman Treasury of Irish Love Poems, Proverbs & Triads in Irish and English Whisper of Pines: Haiku Rogha Dnta Biorin Dhnta: Haiku
Sruth an Ama





Related Links

Gabriel Rosenstock - Cois Life
http://www.coislife.ie/udairhtm/scribh/grosenb.htm

A very brief biography.

Simply Haiku - Gabriel Rosenstock
http://www.wb.livin4.com/simplyhaiku/august/rosenstock.html

A small sampling of Gabriel Rosenstock's haiku.

Aosdana - Gabriel Rosenstock
http://www.artscouncil.ie/aosdana/biogs/literature/gabrielrosenstock.html

Brief biography on-line.

Non-Duality Salon Highlights #1584 - Haiku Enlightenment
http://www.nonduality.com/hl1584.htm

Excerpts from Gabriel Rosenstock's manuscript Haiku Enlightenment.

Lishanu 2 - Geometry of Light - Photo Haiku by Gabriel Rosenstock
http://lishanu.com/02/haiga/rosenstock0.htm

Gabriel Rosenstock's haiku, accompanying evocative black-and-white photographs by Ron Rosenstock.
Gabriel Rosenstock