Geoffrey Brock

Geoffrey Brock is an American poet and translator. In 1999, Brock received the Raiziss/de Palchi Translation Fellowship from the Academy of American Poets for his work on Cesare Pavese's poetry. The resulting volume, Disaffections: Complete Poems 1930-1950 (2002), received the MLA's Lois Roth Translation Award and the PEN Center USA's Translation Award, and was named one of the "Best Books of 2003" by the Los Angeles Times. Brock has edited three anthologies on Italian poetry and translated the work of Italo Calvino, Roberto Calasso, Umberto Eco, Umberto Saba, Giuseppe Ungaretti, and others.

Brock鈥檚 poetry has been featured in several anthologies, including Best American Poetry 2007 , and his books, Weighing Light (2005) and Voices Bright Flags: Poems (2014) have received the New Criterion Poetry Prize and Anthony Hecht Poetry Prize, respectively. His translations have appeared in magazines such as Poetry, Paris Review, and The New Yorker, and he has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the American Antiquarian Society, the Arizona Commission on the Arts, the Florida Arts Council, the Guggenheim Foundation, and Stanford University.

Since 2006, Brock has taught in the creative writing and translation programs at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville.

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