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Curtis Bauer

Bauer Profile

 

Associate Professor

M.F.A. Sarah Lawrence College
Office: 466
Email: curtis.bauer@ttu.edu

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. His poems, prose and translations have appeared in The American Poetry Review, Iowa Review, Rivendell, and Ninth Letter, among others. He has been a fellow at the Vermont Studio Center and a Lannan Writer in Residence at IAIA in Santa Fe. He is the publisher of Q Ave Press Chapbooks.

Founder & Publisher
Book
Chapbook
Anthologized Works

Poems & Translations
Audio Recordings
Awards

Fence Line

 

Founder & Publisher

  • Q Ave Press Chapbooks, Lubbock, TX. 2004-present

 

Book

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

 

Chapbook

  • 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"

 

Poems & 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

Art - Exhibition, Group (Invited)

  • "Picturing Words: Art of the Broadside", Texas Tech University School of Art, Lubbock, TX. (November 9, 2009 - November 22, 2009).

 

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