sac - Poetry http://somervilleartscouncil.org/taxonomy/term/30098 en Steven Ford Brown http://somervilleartscouncil.org/node/46424 <div class="field field-name-field-profile-website field-type-text field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">http://tomastranstromer.net/</div></div></div><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>Steven Ford Brown began his career as a journalist in 1973 in Birmingham, Alabama. The same year he created a series of profiles for a local alternative newspaper of American artists and poets that included Diane Arbus, John Beecher, Charles Bukowski, Allen Ginsberg, Richard Hugo and Diane Wakoski. He has founded and edited several literary magazines and presses, and for twenty years he was the editor and publisher of Ford Brown &amp; Co., Publishers, a publisher of fine literature He is currently the founder and Senior Editor of the Official Website for Tomas Tranströmer, the 2011 Nobel Prize Winner for Literature: <a href="http://tomastranstromer.net/">http://tomastranstromer.net/</a></p> <p>As a writer he is the co-editor of <em>Invited Guest: An Anthology of Twentieth Century Southern Poetry</em> (University of Virginia Press (2001), a book selected as one of the 100 Notable Books for 2001 from a University Press and featured on C-SPAN Book TV. His most recent book, a translation of Jorge Carrera Andrade's <em>Microgramas</em>, was published in a bilingual edition in Ecuador.</p> <p>He was recently in residence at the Swedish Writer's Union in Stockholm, and he frequently travels and lives in Europe. He has lived in Somerville since 1988.</p> <p> </p> <p>                                                               Publications and Awa<strong>rds </strong></p> <p> </p> <p><strong>Books</strong></p> <p><em>Microgramas</em>, Jorge Carrera Andrade, as translator with J. Enrique Ojeda, Orogenia Corporacion Cultural: Quito, Ecuador, 2007</p> <p><em>One More River To Cross: The Selected Poems of John Beecher</em>, as editor with preface by Studs Terkel, ed., NewSouth Books, 2003</p> <p><em>18 Contemporary Poets from Spain</em>, as editor, <em>The Atlanta Review</em> Special Edition, Atlanta Review Press, 2003</p> <p><em>Century of The Death of The Rose: The Selected Poems of Jorge Carrera Andrade</em>, as translator, NewSouth Books, 2002</p> <p><em>Edible Amazonia: Twenty Poems From God's Amazonian Recipe Book</em>, Nicomedes Suarez Arauz, as translator, Bitter Oleander Press, 2002</p> <p><em>After Neruda, After Paz: 16 Latin American Poets</em>, as editor, <em>The Atlanta Review</em> Special Edition, Atlanta Review Press, 2002</p> <p><em>Invited Guest: An Anthology of Twentieth Century Southern Poetry</em>, as co-editor with David Rigsbee, University of Virginia Press, 2001</p> <p><em>Astonishing World: The Selected Poems of Ángel González, 1956-1986</em>, as translator, Milkweed Editions, 1993</p> <p> </p> <p><strong>                                                                                                       </strong></p> <p><strong>Literary Awards</strong></p> <p>Swedish Writers Union Residency, Stockholm, Sweden, 2007</p> <p>Ministerio de Cultura Translation Grant for <em>Astonishing World: Selected Poems of</em> <em>Ángel González</em>, Madrid, Spain, 1992</p> <p>National Endowment for the Arts Publishing Grant, 1988, 1983, 1981</p> <p>Texas Commission for the Arts Literary Publishing Grant, 1988</p> <p>Indiana University Honors Division, Poet in Residence, 1982</p> <p>The Linn-Henley Charitable Trust Grant, 1982</p> <p>Birmingham Festival of the Arts Silver Bowl Award for Contributions to Literature, 1982</p> </div></div></div> Fri, 05 Jul 2013 12:40:27 +0000 bro1045 46424 at http://somervilleartscouncil.org Doug Holder: Poet, Publisher, Arts Editor, Professor http://somervilleartscouncil.org/node/46328 <div class="field field-name-field-profile-website field-type-text field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">http://dougholderresume.blogspot.com</div></div></div><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>Doug Holder is the founder of the Ibbetson Street Press of Somerville, Mass and is the arts/editor of The Somerville News. He teaches writing at Endicott College in Beverly, Mass and Bunker Hill Community College in Boston. In addition he is the Director of the Newton Free Library Poetry Series, and the co-founder of the Somerville News Writers Festival. He hosts a literary talk show on Somerville Community Acces TV "Poet to Poet: Writer to Writer." Holder's own work: books, interviews, etc... are archived at Harvard University, Brown University, Yale University, Poets House (NYC) and others. He is the author of a number of poetry collections including: "The Man in the Booth in the Midtown Tunnel" ( Cervena Barva Press), "Wrestling With My Father" ( Yellow Pepper Press), " No one Dies at the Au Bon Pain" (sunnyoutside), to name a few. In 2007 Holder was a visiting poet for the "Voices Israel" organization and ran workshops and lectured in Jerusalem, Haifa, and elsewhere. Holder's poetry and prose have appeared in the Endicott Review, Boston Globe Magazine, Rattle, Toronto Quarterly, Quercus Review, Main St. Rag, Caesura, Voices Israel, Sahara, Long Island Quarterly, Poetry Quarterly, etc... Holder holds an M.A. in American Literature and Language from Harvard University. For over 20 years he has run poetry workshops at McLean Hospital in Belmont, Mass. He resides in the Union Square section of Somerville with his wife and cat Menow.</p> </div></div></div><div class="field field-name-upload field-type-file field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><table class="sticky-enabled"> <thead><tr><th>Attachment</th><th>Size</th> </tr></thead> <tbody> <tr class="odd"><td><span class="file"><img class="file-icon" alt="Image icon" title="image/jpeg" src="/modules/file/icons/image-x-generic.png" /> <a href="http://somervilleartscouncil.org/sacfiles/Cover30_Page_1.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=35575" title="Cover30_Page_1.jpg">Cover30_Page_1.jpg</a></span></td><td>34.74 KB</td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </div></div></div> Wed, 01 Feb 2012 20:12:38 +0000 Doug Holder 46328 at http://somervilleartscouncil.org