A National Endowment for the Arts Fellow, Anna Rabinowitz has published four volumes of poetry: Present Tense, The Wanton Sublime: A Florilegium of Whethers and Wonders, Darkling: A Poem, and At the Site of Inside Out.
She has written the librettos for The Wanton Sublime, a monodrama with original music by Tarik O’Regan, and Darkling, a multi-media opera with music by Stefan Weisman. Darkling excerpts have been performed in many venues, and a full-length production ran for three weeks Off-Broadway. A semi-staged concert version traveled to Europe. Darkling’s latest incarnations are a CD from Albany Records, and a bi-lingual German-English translation from Luxbooks, Weisbaden, Germany.
She has published widely in such journals as Atlantic Monthly, Boston Review, The Paris Review, Colorado Review, Southwest Review, Denver Quarterly, Sulfur, LIT, VOLT, and Verse. Her poetry has appeared in the anthologies, The Best American Poetry 1989, edited by Donald Hall, Life on the Line: Selections on Words and Healing, The KGB Bar Reader, The Poets’ Grimm, Poetry Daily, and Poetry After 9/11, Blood to Remember, Women Poets on Mentorship, and Aftershocks:The Poetry of Recovery.
Anna Rabinowitz is editor and publisher emerita of the nationally distributed literary journal, American Letters & Commentary and is a vice-president of the Poetry Society of America and a director of American Opera Projects.
DARKLING (Albany Records) CD Release 11/11 An Experimental Opera-Theatre Work with Original Music by Stefan Weisman and Libretto by Anna Rabinowitz Visit the DARKLING website for information about the CD http://htl.li/7ckgX Come celebrate with us at our release party at DROM (Free w/RSVP): http://darklingcdparty.eventbrite.com/