hi hi im steve roggenbuck!! im a 26 year old poet from rural michigan. i'm the first poet to be catalogued as a meme by know your meme. my work explores (among other things) the new forms that poetry, humor, and spirituality might take on the internet. i've been covered by rolling stone, npr, the new yorker, the fader, the atlantic, gawker, the guardian, and the ny times style mag. i recently started boost house, a publisher and residency in maine. i live vegan and drug free.
i've become known most for my videos; here's a playlist of my favorites. i release a mix of other media on my tumblr blogs live my lief and lief+, as well as on my twitter, facebook, and instagram. occasionaly i use snapchat ("steveroggenbuck")
i have two full-length poetry books, CRUNK JUICE (2012) and IF U DONT LOVE THE MOON YOUR AN ASS HOLE (2013), both of which you can buy in print here or download here. i also have two earlier e-books: i am like october when i am dead (2010) and DOWNLOAD HELVETICA FOR FREE.COM (2011), and a collaboration, I LOVE MUSIC (2011)
i do about 50 live shows per year, a combination of DIY shows, university readings, and social media workshops for artists. you can see my upcoming dates here, watch live recordings here, or learn about booking me here
you can pledge a recurring donation to support my video work via patreon !! you can also buy my books and shirts here. if you're able to book me at your university or something, please get in touch!
here is an archive of my interviews.
in 2010-11 i kept this old blog of essays and reviews.
i was the original creator of INTERNET POETRY.
in 2010 i made this video about veganism.
back in 2005-07 i was in some death metal bands.
lately i'm most responsive to twitter @-mentions.
my email is steveroggenbuck at gmail.com.
i'm increasingly busy, but i apreciate any effort to connect.
if i don't respond, please just send again!!
thank you very much :)