Brent Armendinger (Author)
New Michigan Press
December 01, 2009
5.0 X 0.14 X 7.99 inches | 0.16 pounds
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About the Author
Brent Armendinger was born in Warsaw, NY, and studied at Bard College and the University of Michigan, where he received an Avery Hopwood Award in Poetry. He is the author of Street Gloss, a hybrid work of site-specific poetry and experimental translation, featuring Argentinian writers Alejandro Méndez, Mercedes Roffé, Fabián Casas, Néstor Perlongher, and Diana Bellessi (The Operating System, 2019). His first book, The Ghost in Us Was Multiplying (Noemi Press, 2015), was a finalist for the California Book Award in Poetry. He is also the author of two chapbooks, Undetectable (New Michigan Press, 2009) and Archipelago (Noemi Press, 2009). Brent's poems and translations have appeared in many journals, including Anomaly, Asymptote, Aufgabe, Bloom, Colorado Review, Conjunctions, Denver Quarterly, Ghost Proposal, Hayden's Ferry Review, Interim, LIT, Puerto del Sol, and Volt. He has been awarded residencies and fellowships at Blue Mountain Center, Headlands Center for the Arts, and the Community of Writers. Brent teaches creative writing at Pitzer College and lives in Los Angeles.