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Beverley Bie Brahic

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Poet and translator Beverley Bie Brahic was born in Canada and now lives in Paris and the San Francisco Bay Area. Her poetry collection White Sheets (CB editions, 2012) was a finalist for the Forward Prize. Her work has appeared in Field, Literary Imagination, Notre Dame Review, the Southern Review, the Times Literary Supplement, and elsewhere.

Beverley Bie Brahic’s translations include Guillaume Apollinaire: The Little Auto (CB editions, 2012); Francis Ponge: Unfinished Ode to Mud (CB editions, 2009), a finalist for the Popescu Prize for Poetry in Translation; Julia Kristeva: This Incredible Need to Believe (Columbia University Press, 2009), a finalist for the French American Foundation Translation Prize; Jacques Derrida’s Geneses, Genealogies, Genres, and Genius (Columbia UP, 2006); and several works of Hélène Cixous, including Twists and Turns in the Heart’s Antarctic (Polity, 2011), Hyperdream (Polity, 2009), and Portrait of Jacques Derrida as a Young Jewish Saint (Columbia UP, 2005).

Brahic has been awarded a Canada Council for the Arts Writing Grant.

 

Beverley Bie Brahic

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    Poet and translator Beverley Bie Brahic was born in Canada and now lives in Paris and the San Francisco Bay Area. Her poetry collection White Sheets (CB editions, 2012) was a finalist for the Forward Prize. Her work has appeared in Field, Literary Imagination, Notre Dame Review, the Southern Review, the Times Literary Supplement, and elsewhere.

    Beverley Bie Brahic’s translations include Guillaume Apollinaire: The Little Auto (CB editions, 2012); Francis Ponge: Unfinished Ode to Mud (CB editions, 2009), a finalist for the Popescu Prize for Poetry in Translation; Julia Kristeva: This Incredible Need to Believe (Columbia University Press, 2009), a finalist for the French American Foundation Translation Prize; Jacques Derrida’s Geneses, Genealogies, Genres, and Genius (Columbia UP, 2006); and several works of Hélène Cixous, including Twists and Turns in the Heart’s Antarctic (Polity, 2011), Hyperdream (Polity, 2009), and Portrait of Jacques Derrida as a Young Jewish Saint (Columbia UP, 2005).

    Brahic has been awarded a Canada Council for the Arts Writing Grant.
     

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