Seth Rogoff was born in Portland, Maine in 1976. His first novel, First, the Raven: A Preface, was published by Sagging Meniscus Press in 2017. He has translated several works by Franz Kafka, including The Castle (2007). He is currently working on a collection of fictional lectures and a nonfiction book on the politics of dream interpretation. His second novel is being prepared for publication in the fall of 2018. He has been a creative writing Fulbright Fellow in Berlin, where he lived for ten years. Since 2015, he has lived with his wife Jana and their two children in Prague.