Trevor Calvert is a poet and librarian living in California's East Bay. He earned an MFA at Mills College under Stephen Ratcliffe and Elizabeth Willis. While at Mills, Trevor worked first as an intern and then as Co-Editor for Manifest Press which among other titles published the first book of Brazilian poetry by a female author, On the Shining Screen of the Eyelids (by Josely Vianna Baptista and translated by Chris Daniels). Currently Trevor co-edits Spooky Actions Books with Ammie Stobaugh.
Publications and Prizes
Rarer and More Wonderful (Scrambler Books, 2008)
Bay Poetics (Faux Press, 2006), Involuntary Vision: After Akira Kurosawa's Dreams (Avenue B Press, 2003)
Back Room Live, Beeswax Magazine, Blaze VOX, Studio One
Finalist, poetry, Northern California Independent Booksellers Association (NCIBA) Book of the Year, 2009.
Semi-finalist, Verse Prize, 2004.
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