Paul Rogov studied Comparative Literature at the University of California at Berkeley and Social Work at USC. His literary work has appeared in Intellectual Refuge, Exterminating Angel Press, Nonbinary Review, Knot Magazine, Cultural Weekly and others. His scholarship has appeared in Social Justice Solutions and Global Research: the Center for Research on Globalization. He has completed four novels--Flowers for Messiahs, Moon in Pisces, The Ballad of Natalie Snow, The Serpent and the Dove--and two short story collections, "Seven Visions and Seven Dreams" and "Night of the World (Stories)." For 2014, he was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. He attended read, and served on a panel at the 100,000 Poets for Change Conference in Salerno, Italy 2015. He will be in the U.S. Virgin Islands in the Fall to complete the first and last books of a family saga about Soviet-American Jews that that four generations, 1941-2025. He emigrated to the U.S. as a political refugee from the former Soviet Union in 1979.