Dan Bellm

Dan Bellm (‘92/’95/’97/’03): His fourth full-length collection of poems, Deep Well, came out from the New Orleans-based press Lavender Ink in March 2017. He has published three other books of poetry: One Hand on the Wheel, Buried Treasure, and Practice (Sixteen Rivers Press), winner of a 2009 California Book Award and named one of the year’s ten best poetry books by the Virginia Quarterly Review. He also translates poetry and fiction from Spanish and French, including The Song of the Dead by French poet Pierre Reverdy (Black Square Editions, 2016), and Description of a Flash of Cobalt Blue by Mexican poet Jorge Esquinca (Unicorn Press, 2015). He has won fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the California Arts Council, and teaches literary translation in the MFA in Creative Writing Program at Antioch University Los Angeles. www.danbellm.com