Art Beck

N/A
San Francisco, CA 94116
Phone: 
415-314-8879

Author's Bio

My poems, essays and translations have appeared in a number of lit-journals, anthologies, small press volumes and chapbooks. From 2009 through 2012, I was a twice yearly contributor to, the Los Angeles poetry magazine, Rattle‘s, since discontinued, e-issues with a series of essays on translating poetry under the byline The Impertinent Duet. As noted below, in "Prizes", my Mea Roma, a 130 poem selection of Martial was one of two finalists awarded honorable mention in the American Literary Translators Association administered 2018 Cliff Becker Book Prize in Translation

Publications and Prizes

Books: 
Opera Omnia Luxorius or a Duet for Sitar and Trombone
(Otis Books/Seismicity Editions, 2012)
, Rilke
(Elysian Fields, 1983)
, Simply to See
(Poltroon Press, 1990)
Anthologies: 
Aspects of Robinson
(The Backwaters Press, 2018)
, Califorina Poetry
(Heyday Books, 2004)
, Literature of Work
(University of Arizona Phoenix Press, 1992)
, Once More with Feeling
(Vagabond Press, 1990)
Journals: 
Alaska Quarterly Review, Artful Dodge, Big Bridge, Invisible City, Jacket, Jacket2, Painted Bride Quarterly, Passages North, Rattle, The Critical Flame, Translation Review, Your Impossible Voice
Chapbook: 
Summer With All Its Clothes Off
(Gravida, 2005)
Prizes Won: 
My Luxorius Opera Omnia (versions of the 6th century c.e. Latin epigrammist, published by Otis College) won the 2013 Northern California Book Award for poetry in translation. Honorable mention for the American Literary Translators Association’s 2017 Cliff Becker Prize.

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now: 
Epigrams by Martial

More Information

Listed as: 
Poet
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
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Last updated: Dec 04, 2017