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Steven Ford Brown
22 Everett Avenue # 3
Somerville, MA 02145
Contact: Literary Agent, Peter Last:

Hometown: Florence & Birmingham, AL


Publications and Awards

Brautiganesque: Growing Flowers By Moonlight, Lorca House Publishers, 2012
Microgramas, Jorge Carrera Andrade, translator with J. Enrique Ojeda, Orogenia Corporacion Cultural: Quito, Ecuador, 2007
One More River To Cross: The Selected Poems of John Beecher, preface by Studs Terkel, ed., NewSouth Books, 2003
18 Contemporary Poets from Spain, ed., The Atlanta Review Special Edition, Atlanta Review Press, 2003
Century of The Death of The Rose: The Selected Poems of Jorge Carrera Andrade, translator, NewSouth Books, 2002
Edible Amazonia: Twenty Poems From God's Amazonian Recipe Book, Nicomedes Suarez Arauz, translator, Bitter Oleander Press, 2002
After Neruda, After Paz: 16 Latin American Poets, ed., The Atlanta Review Special Edition, Atlanta Review Press, 2002
Invited Guest: An Anthology of Twentieth Century Southern Poetry, ed. with
David Rigsbee, University of Virginia Press, 2001
Astonishing World: The Selected Poems of Ángel González, 1956-1986, translator, Milkweed Editions, 1993
Heart's Invention: On the Poetry of Vassar Miller, introduction by Larry McMurtry, ed., Ford-Brown & Co., Publishers, 1988
Contemporary Literature in Birmingham: An Anthology of Fiction and Poetry, ed., Birmingham Public Library/Thunder City Press, 1983

Modern World Literature, Houghton Mifflin, 2006
The Gift of Experience: The Atlanta Review 10th Anniversary Anthology, Atlanta Review Press, 2005
Verse 20th Anniversary Issue, Verse Books, 2005
What Have You Lost?, Green Willow Books, 2001
The PIP Anthology of World Poetry of the Twentieth Century, Green Integer Books, 2000
The Same Sky: A Collection of Poems from Around the World, Aladdin Books, 1996
The Vintage Book of Contemporary World Poetry, Vintage Books,
Beyond The Red, White & Blue: A Student's Introduction to American Studies, Kendall Hunt Publishing, 1993
Carrying The Darkness: American Indochina – The Poetry of the Vietnam War, Avon Books, 1985
Contemporary Literature in Birmingham: An Anthology of Fiction and Poetry, Birmingham Public Library/Thunder City Press, 1983

Poetry, May 1998
The Harvard Review, Number 3, Winter 1993
The Christian Science Monitor, May 1990
The Connecticut Review, Volume 9, Number 1, 1990
Aura Literary Arts Review, Spring/Summer, 1987
The Mid-American Review, Volume IX, Number 2, 1989
And others

Literary Awards:
Swedish Writers Union Residency, Stockholm, Sweden, 2007
Ministerio de Cultura Translation Grant, Madrid, Spain, 1992
National Endowment for the Arts Publishing Grant, 1988, 1983, 1981
Texas Commission for the Arts Literary Grant, 1988
Indiana University Honors Division, Poet in Residence, 1982
The Linn-Henley Charitable Trust Grant, 1982
Birmingham Festival of the Arts Silver Bowl Award for Contributions to Literature, 1982

More Information

Gives readings: Yes
Travels to readings: Yes
Conducts workshops: Yes
Available for interviews: Yes

  • ASCA
  • AHA
  • SCAC
  • DYS