Patrick Rosal is the author of three full-length poetry collections, Boneshepherds (2011), My American Kundiman (2006), and Uprock Headspin Scramble and Dive (2003). He has been awarded the Members' Choice Award from the Asian American Writers' Workshop, the Association of Asian American Studies Book Award in Poetry, as well as the Global Filipino Literary Award.
He was a Senior Fulbright Research Scholar to the Philippines in 2009 and has served as visiting writer at Penn State Altoona, Centre College, the University of Texas, Austin, and Sarah Lawrence College. He taught creative writing for many years at Bloomfield College and twice served on the faculty of Kundiman’s Summer Retreat for Asian American Poets. In addition to conducting workshops in Alabama prisons through Auburn University, he has taught high school workshops through the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, Sarah Lawrence College's Summer Writing Conference for High School Students, and the Volume workshops in Ann Arbor