Texas Tech University

Curtis Bauer

Bauer Profile

Associate Professor

Ph.D. Texas Tech University
M.F.A. Sarah Lawrence College
Office: 466
Email: curtis.bauer@ttu.edu 
Website: Curtis Bauer 

 

Curtis Bauer specializes in creative writing (poetry) and Spanish translation. His areas of interest are American and world poetry, poetry and fiction in translation and chapbook publishing. His collection of poems, Fence Line, won the 2003 John Ciardi Poetry Prize and The Real Cause for Your Absence was published by C&R Press in 2013. He is also a translator of poetry and prose from the Spanish: his recent publications include the full-length poetry collections Eros Is More, by Juan Antonio González Iglesias (Alice James Books, 2014) and From Behind What Landscape, by Luis Muñoz (Vaso Roto Ediciones, 2015). He is the publisher and editor of Q Avenue Press Chapbooks & Broadsides, the Translations Editor for From the Fishouse, Translations Editor for Waxwing Literary Journal and "Emerging Spanish Poets" Series Editor for Vaso Roto Ediciones.

 

Books
Chapbooks
Anthologized Works
Selected Poems, Essays & Translations
Audio Recordings
Editor & Publisher
Awards

Chapbooks

  • Impossible City. Q Ave Press 2007 [Translation from the Spanish of M. Jes's Soler Arteaga.]

Anthologized Works

  • From the Fishouse: An Anthology of Poems that Sing, Rhyme, Resound, Syncopate, Alliterate, and Just Plain Sound Great: Persea Books, 2009.
    Poems anthologized include "A Splinter Becoming a Burning Plank" & "I'll Say It This Way"

 Selected Poems, Essays & Translations

  • October, Month Without Gods. Circumference.
  • A BOY. Indiana Review. 33 (2011).
  • Stripper, Clothed. Indiana Review. 33 (2011).
  • Colony Collapse Disorder. Indiana Review. 32 (2010).
  • Drawing Of A Woman's Silence. Spillway. 16 (2011), 119.
  • Home. Salamander. 16 (2011), 119.
  • El Ejido. Fulcrum. 7 (2011).
  • Hydrangeas Falling. Fulcrum. 7 (2011).
  • Two Studies of a Dust Speck that Used to Be a Man. Fulcrum. 7 (2011).
  • [After my death]. The Southern Review.
  • [At dawn, shedding its fog in the garden]. The Southern Review. 47 (2011), 584-5.
  • [Your voice stood like a ladder]. The Southern Review. 47 (2011), 586-7.
  • Anthropology. The Dirty Goat. 25 (2011), 66-67.
  • Cursed Death. The Dirty Goat. 25 (2011), 74-5.
  • Fidelity. The Dirty Goat. 25 (2011), 70-71.
  • Garbage. The Dirty Goat. 25 (2011, 68-69).
  • Leave Poetry. The Dirty Goat. 25 (2011), 76-77.
  • Poor Cervantes? The Dirty Goat. 25 (2011), 76-77.
  • Sedentary. The Dirty Goat. 25 (2011), 70-71.
  • The Body Changes. The Dirty Goat. 25 (2011), 74-75.
  • Workers on a Bus. The Dirty Goat. 25 (2011), 74-75.
  • 40. The Dirty Goat. 23 (2010).
  • American Campus. The Dirty Goat. 23 (2010).
  • Chart for the Diversity of Days. The Dirty Goat. 23 (2010).
  • Time Begets Decade. The Dirty Goat. 23 (2010).
  • You Light Up My Life. The Dirty Goat. 23 (2010).
  • Another Woman I Loved. The Common. (2011).
  • Chapter 00. From The Birth Of Melancholy. International Poetry Review. 37 (2011), 74-79.
  • Too Many Things. International Poetry Review. 37 (2011), 72-3.
  • Young Man With Dalmation. International Poetry Review. 37 (2011), 72-73.
  • Looking at 12 White Things. Tar River Poetry. (2011).
  • Whiteout. Cutthroat Journal of the Arts. (2011).
  • Ars Poetica. Hampden-Sydney Poetry Review. 36 (2010).
  • Misanthrope, Ma Non Troppo. Hampden-Sydney Poetry Review. 36 (2010)
  • Mon Tout Dans Ce Monde. Hampden-Sydney Poetry Review. 36 (2010).
  • The Language Was Going. Hampden-Sydney Poetry Review. 36 (2010).
  • Question With An Answer That Doesn’t Matter. Shearsman Magazine. (2010).
  • The Love Poem Should Have. Shearsman Magazine. (2010).
  • The Reign Of Hadrian. Shearsman Magazine. (2010).
  • Thomas Aquinas Declares That The Devil,”. Shearsman Magazine. (2010).
  • Stupid Job. The Cortland Review. 49 (2010).
  • Anecdote of the Sea. Segue. 9 (2010).
  • Weather Sick. Segue. 9 (2010).
  • Dwarf With Bottle. 32 Poems. 8 (2010).
  • Seeing A Tan Woman's Face, Late Winter. The American Poetry Review. 39 (2010).
  • There Is Something Inside Love. American Poetry Review. 38 (2009), 52-53.
  • Arlington, MA: Tuesday Journal. (2010).
  • Jacarandá Love Song (vol. 37, pp. 65). Tampa, FL: The Tampa Review. 37 (2010), 65.
  • Aikido. American Poetry Review. 38 (2010), 52.
  • Gymnast. American Poetry Review. 38 (2010), 52.
  • Holy Thursday. American Poetry Review. 38 (2010), 52.
  • Natural Happiness. American Poetry Review. 38 (2010), 52.
  • I Open A Beer, A Car Approaches. The Iron Horse Literary Review. 11 (2009), 79.
  • The Fall. The Iron Horse Literary Review. 11 (2009), 80-81.
  • You Know You Want It. Passages North. 30 (2009), 248.

Audio Recordings

Editor & Publisher

Awards

Research

  • Fellow, The Vermont Studio Center, Fall 2009
  • Nominee, Pushcart Prize XXXIV: Best of the Small Presses, 2009
  • Lannan Writer in Residence, Institute for American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, Summer and Fall, 2008
  • Finalist, Willis Barnstone Translation Prize, Evansville Review, 2006
  • Finalist, New Letters Poetry Prize, 2004
  • Winner, John Ciardi Poetry Prize, Book Award, 2003
  • Finalist, The Glimmer Train Poetry Prize, 2003
  • Finalist, The Iowa Review Award for Poetry, 2003
  • Lannan Writer in Residence, Institute for American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, Summer and Fall, 2008

Books

  • From Behind What Landscape, translated from the Spanish of Luis MuñozVaso Roto Ediciones, 2015.

FBWL

  • Eros is More, translated from the Spanish of Juan Antonio González Iglesias. Alice James Books, 2014.

EIM

  • The Real Cause for Your Absence. C & R Press, 2013.

TRC

  • Spanish Sketchbooks / España en dibjujos. Ediciones en Huida Press, 2012.

Spanish Sketchbook

  • Fence Line. BookMark Press, 2004.
    Winner of the 2003 John Ciardi Poetry Prize

Fence Line

Contact

Department of English