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Background in NY/LA entertainment and arts, Now Novelist/Poet/Humanist. Two novels published: ECHOSIS, 3 WAY MIRROR. Poems published in "Said and Unsaid" Vol 1. In 2012 - 2 volumes of my poetry were published: "Prosetry at Work," and "Perceptions" (The latter as photo/prosetry art book on Lulu) I am especially intrigued with prosetry and slam poetry artists, especially those who come across wit

    

 I've been fortunate (or unfortunate, depending on your POV) to have worked a lifetime in film, stage, TV and writing.  Influences have been too many to mention, but some of primary importance have been: David Foster Wallace, Travanian,  Paddy Chayefsky, Fellini, Ingmar Bergman,  Henry Miller, Christopher Hitchens, Norman Mailer  and Ray Kurzweil. 

      

Birth Place: Salt Lake, UT America

Accomplishments: Directing Drama-Logue Award
     



Books

ECHOSIS by Odin Roark
What causes America's mainstream media to fear and try to destroy a group of artists and their work? What happens when such a creative movement grows in strength and threatens media's bottom line? Why would extremists find it necessary to take action against such a colony of artists?...
  

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Perceptions by Odin Roark
"Perceptions" is a Limited Edition book of prosetry and photos where prose and verse are interrelated to explore philosophical ideas....
  

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Prosetry at Work by Odin Roark
This book represents a thirty-day period of my poetry journal. Each poem addresses the dominant thoughts occupying my mind during the early morning hours of a given day....
  

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Said and Unsaid - Vol 1 by Odin Roark
The anthology includes 10 of my poems. On book shelves in March 2012...
  

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3 WAY MIRROR by Odin Roark
3 WAY MIRROR is about a lost identity as experienced by a twenty-eight-year old who thinks he's Charles Randall, until strange events suggest otherwise....
  

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Short Stories

Bubble Choices
 by Odin Roark
Mixing one’s thinking between prose and verse is rather revealing sometimes. You start off thinking there’s a poem there, then you discover it’s more like flash fiction, or maybe something else trying...


Like No Other
 by Odin Roark
Picturing unusual points of view for first person story telling brings on some interesting challenges. Thought I'd experiment a bit. Hopefully, it works. ...


Surreal Dummy--Still Here
 by Odin Roark
(2nd draft) A bit of prosetry and flash fiction on the art of seeing what is arguably (to me, anyway) important to be seen. How about this neon outfit, eh?...


IT
 by Odin Roark
An angst-purging bit of flash fiction should IT come visiting, i.e., like an unwelcome salesman showing up on your doorstep, IT needs to know the sound of “I ain’t buyin’.” Maybe the cliché: “Where t...


Faux Companion
 by Odin Roark
Sometimes aloneness spawns strange ideas. Some flash fiction, or maybe some prose with a dash of poetry usually helps. ...


Take Me, I'm Free (Flash Fiction)
 by Odin Roark
What would we do without memory? Stop learning that everything cycles back to its origin, sooner or later. (Image by Bloogie)...


Beer Neck Flower
 by Odin Roark
My rewrites of “Echosis” challenged not only what was on the page, but the back stories that supported the characters. It’s surprising to me that prosetry allows certain kinds of thoughts to find grou...



Poetry

Hands of Choice
 by Odin Roark
“There will be no end to the trouble of states, or of humanity itself, till philosophers become kings in this world, or till those we now call kings and rulers really and truly become philosophers, an...


Self-Worth Surrendered
 by Odin Roark
Having stumbled upon this quote, I was left wondering…really…wondering. “One’s dignity may be assaulted, vandalized and cruelly mocked, but it can never be taken away unless it is surrendered.” Micha...


Our Species' Butchered Battlefield
 by Odin Roark
Pick you war: warming, power, ISIS, economic, human rights, racial, ad nausea, eh? Which will end a planet’s omnivorous and greedy craving for the ultimate high? For some of us, it’s obvious. (Image...


Timeless Kaleidoscope
 by Odin Roark
Personification of some things may seem impossible until reality’s rationale shines its light. ...


Steam and Smoke Reverie
 by Odin Roark
As I read of rail-travel's levitational future, and Elon Musk’s next big idea, the “Hyperloop,” a 750 MPH transport capable of carrying passengers from LA to San Francisco in 30 minutes, I couldn't h...


Living Galleries
 by Odin Roark
Some prosetry proffering creation knows not of boundaries, only self-limitations. (Image by Eric Johansson)...


Fatherdom - a Trilogy of Remembrance
 by Odin Roark
Memories forever there for the asking....



Articles

Discipline of the artist
 by Odin Roark
An article from the esteemed Eric Maisel, whose life as a counselor and therapist for artists, as well as writing numerous books, shares a lifetime of study and evaluation of the artist in society. B...


The Dogs of Sochi
 by Odin Roark
Mr. Olberman still has a touch....


A Crow With Super Smarts
 by Odin Roark
Watch this and marvel....


Targets Be Warned
 by Odin Roark
Sometimes, even a poet has to vent. Just listen to the 911 calls put on line 12/4 for the shooting rampage at Sandy Hook and ask just one question: WTF is wrong with this country? This is not a p...


Simple Times (an observation)
 by Odin Roark
With technological devices providing so much escape today, along with the inherent “Big Brother” thumb print, there’s reason to consider what we might miss of the little remaining reality we can tou...


Cavemen in Tuxedos (an editorial)
 by Odin Roark
The world’s accelerated chaos begs perhaps unanswerable questions. One must regret it’s not an American exclusive problem....


Ghost Town Ghosts
 by Odin Roark
The country’s leadership is in a shambles… elections carried forth for the right reasons are a joke. Where might the awakening reside?...


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