Paul Rogov studied Comparative Literature at U.C. Berkeley and Social Work at USC. His literary work has appeared or will appear in Intellectual Refuge, Exterminating Angel Press, Non-Binary Review, KNOT Magazine, FULCRUM: anthology of poetry and aesthetics, Cultural Weekly and others. For 2014, he was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. He was a panel member at the 100,000 Poets for Change Conference in Salerno, Italy 2015. He is currently working on several projects, including a sci-fi novel, a Russian mafiya novel, and a family saga about Soviet-American Jews that spans four generations, 1941-2025.  He emigrated to the U.S. as a political refugee from the former Soviet Union in 1979.