Rodger Kamenetz

Rodger Kamenetz is a poet and author. His latest book of poetry is The Missing Jew: Poems 1976-2022 from Ben Yehuda Press recently reviewed by Hank Lazer here.  Other books of poetry include Dream Logic (PURH, 2020), Yonder (Lavender Ink, 2018) The Lowercase Jew (Northwestern), and To Die Next To You (Six Gallery). He also wrote the international best seller, The Jew in the Lotus, (Harper One) and received the National Jewish Book Award for Jewish Thought.  His book on dreams, The History of Last Night's Dream was featured on Oprah Winfrey's "Soul Series", and he is the leader of an international group of practitioners of Natural Dreamwork. He is Professor Emeritus at LSU where he held the Sternberg Honors Chair. He lives and works in New Orleans. Visit his website at

2018 Events
Dreams and Poetry Workshop Leader
2019 Events
Dreams and Poetry Workshop
Feature Reader
2023 Events
Midrash: Jewish poetics in a strange land
2024 Events
Writing Sleep and Dreams: A Poetry Reading
Poetry in Dialogue with Trauma and War