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Steven Ford Brown

Steven Ford Brown’s translations of Angel Gonzalez (Spain), Pablo de Rohka (Chile), Pere Gimferrer (Catalonia), and Ana Maria Fagndo (Spain) have appeared in The Christian Science Monitor, Harvard Review, The Marlboro Review, Poetry, Quarterly West, and Verse. His books include Astonishing World: The Selected Poems of Angel Gonzalez, 1956-1986 (Milkweed Editions, 1993), Invited Guest: An Anthology of Twentieth-Century Southern Poetry (University of Virginia Press, 2001), Edible Amazonia: Twenty-One Poems from God’s Amazonian Recipe Book, translations of the poetry of Nicomedes Suarez-Arauz (Bolivia) (Bitter Oleander Press, 2002), and One More River To Cross: The Selected Poems of John Beecher (NewSouth Books, 2002). Excerpts from his translation of Astonishing World were included in The Vintage Anthology of Contemporary World Poetry, edited by J. D. McClatchy (Vintage/Random House, 1996). To support his translation of Astonishing World he received a translation grant from the Ministerio de Cultura, Madrid, Spain. The American Association of University Presses and the University Press Books Committee chose Invited Guest: An Anthology of Twentieth-Century Southern Poetry as one of the “Best of the Best from the University Presses” for 2001. He lives in Boston.
Books by Steven Ford Brown:
  • Century of the Death of the Rose: Selected Poems of Jorge Carrera Andrade
  • ISBN: 1-60306-023-5, Trade Paper
  • One More River to Cross: The Selected Poetry of John Beecher
  • ISBN: 1-58838-103-X, Trade Paper