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Author: Dan Bellm

Dan Bellm lives in Berkeley, California. DEEP WELL (Lavender Ink, 2017) is his fourth full-length collection of poems. His previous book, PRACTICE (Sixteen Rivers Press, San Francisco), won the 2009 California Book Award. Dan's first book of poems, ONE HAND ON THE WHEEL (1999) , launched the California Poetry Series from Roundhouse Press; his second, BURIED TREASURE (1999), won the Poetry Society of America's Alice Fay DiCastagnola Award and the Cleveland State University Poetry Center Prize. Recent books of poetry in translation include SPEAKING IN SONG, by Mexican poet Pura López Colomé (Shearsman Books, 2017), THE SONG OF THE DEAD, by French poet Pierre Reverdy (Black Square Editions, 2016), and DESCRIPTION OF A FLASH OF COBALT BLUE, by Mexican poet Jorge Esquinca (Unicorn Press, 2015). He teaches literary translation and poetry in the MFA in Creative Writing Program at Antioch University Los Angeles, and has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the California Arts Council.

Buried Treasure
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Buried Treasure

Cleveland State University Poetry Center

Poetry. LGBT Studies. Winner of 1998 CSU Poetry Center Prize. "This stunning book is fiercely alive, and awake to the self as both singular and inextricably part of the whole—to the body as one in a field of yearning and failing human forms. 'Delle ...

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Deep Well
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Deep Well

Lavender Ink

Poetry. California Interest. DEEP WELL, Dan Bellm's fourth collection of poems, is an extended homage and elegy for a mother lost to Alzheimer's Disease in 2010. The sequence is a book of memory and consolation, combining formal precision with plain...

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One Hand on the Wheel
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One Hand on the Wheel

Roundhouse Press

Poetry. LGBT Studies. ONE HAND ON THE WHEEL launches the California Poetry Series, edited by Joyce Jenkins of Poetry Flash, fromRoundhouse Press. In a series of linked poems, a gay son at his father's deathbed uncovers his family's past and his own ...

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Practice
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Practice

Sixteen Rivers Press

Poetry. LGBT Studies. Dan Bellm's third book of poems takes as its starting point the Jewish practice of studying weekly portions of the Torah, the first five books of the Hebrew Bible, in an annual cycle. Working in the midrashic tradition—imaginat...

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