Art Rosch

Rookie - 20 Points (12/3/1947 / Central Illinois)

Biography of Art Rosch

Born by mistake on Planet Earth, originally
assigned a more paradisical world in a distant
galaxy. Finding myself here, I made what
adaptations were possible, and have constructed
a reasonable life in which I play music, do
photography (at which I even make some money)
and write all kinds of literature.
My photography has been published in Pop Photo,
Shutterbug, etc and can be found at

Art Rosch's Works:

I had a short story published in Playboy Magazine,
and it won 'Best Short Story of the Year' in
1978. Poetry publications include 'Feral Tenderness'
by Bozongo Press, and 'The Life and Times of
Ricardo Tacobueno' by Barking Platypus Books. Updates


Oh lord, oh lord,
what has befallen me?
That which I hoped to make straight
only becomes more twisted.
That which should be understood
only becomes more strange.
How did I come to this unexpected shore?
And what am I to make of the walking wreck of myself?
It’s true, I can still think, still work,

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