Grossman, Dorothea

Dorothea Grossman is the author of a book, Museum of Rain (Take Out, 2001), and a chapbook, The First Time I Ate Sushi (Zerx, 2008). Two CDs: Call & Response and Call & Response & Friends (pfMENTUM) feature her poetry in live performance with improvising trombonist Michael Vlatkovich and other like-minded musicians. The opera Five (2007)—by flutist and producer Ellen Burr—is based on Grossman’s poems. Grossman lives in Los Angeles and has worked as a counselor, bookstore manager and registrar. [bio updated 2011]