Rohrer’s poems are known for their surreal imagery, imagination, and sharp humor. His book A Green Light was short-listed for the 2005 Griffin International Poetry Prize; the judges noted that Rohrer’s poems “present us the sideways view of the world of a young American not able to assume the mantle of hero.” The recipient of a Pushcart Prize, Rohrer has published his work in The New Young American Poets: An Anthology (2000), The New American Poets: A Bread Loaf Anthology (2000), and Legitimate Dangers: American Poets of the New Century (2006).
Rohrer teaches in the undergraduate writing program at New York University and lives in Brooklyn, New York.
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