Guy Bennett

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Guy Bennett
NationalityAmerican
Known forPoetry, Literature
AwardsChevalier de l’Ordre des palmes académiques, 2005.
Websitehttp://guybennett.com/

Guy Bennett is a writer and translator. His recent publications include Œuvres presque accomplies (2018), Ce livre (2017), and For An Ineffable Metrics of the Desert (2018), the translation/edition of Mostafa Nissabouri's selected poems. Founder of Mindmade Books (1997–2017), co-editor of every other and editorial director of Otis Books, he lives in Los Angeles and teaches in the MFA Writing program at Otis College of Art and Design.

Honors[edit]

Named Chevalier de l'Ordre des palmes académiques by the French Minister of Education in April 2005.

Selected publications[edit]

  • Œuvres presque accomplies. Bordeaux: Éditions de l'Attente, 2018. [Co-translated with Frédéric Forte]
  • Ce livre. Bordeaux: Éditions de l'Attente, 2017. [Co-translated with Frédéric Forte]
  • View Source. London: vErIsImIlItUdE, 2015.
  • Self-Evident Poems. Los Angeles: Otis Books | Seismicity Editions, 2011.
  • [French translation: Poèmes évidents. Bordeaux: Éditions de l'Attente, 2015. [Co-translated with Frédéric Forte]]
  • 32 Snapshots of Marseilles. Corvallis, OR: Sacrifice Press, 2010.
  • Drive to Cluster. In collaboration with painter Ron Griffin. Piacenza: ML & NLF, 2003.
  • The Row. Los Angeles: Seeing Eye Books, 2000.
  • Last Words. Los Angeles: Sun & Moon Press, 1998.

Selected translations[edit]

  • Nissabouri, Mostafa. For An Ineffable Metrics of the Desert. Los Angeles: Otis Books, 2018. [With Pierre Joris, Addie Leak, and Teresa Villa-Ignacio]
  • Sandri, Giovanna. only fragments found: selected poems, 1969–1996. Los Angeles: Otis Books, 2016. [With Faust Paoluzzi and the author]
  • Dib, Mohammed. Tlemcen or Places of Writing. Los Angeles: Otis Books / Seismicity Editions, 2012.
  • Spatola, Adriano. Toward Total Poetry. Los Angeles: Otis Books / Seismicity Editions, 2008. [with Brendan W. Hennessey]
  • Roubaud, Jacques. Poetry, etc. Cleaning House. Los Angeles: Green Integer, 2006.
  • Khaïr-Eddine, Mohammed. Damaged Fauna. Los Angeles, Seeing Eye Books, 2006.
  • Espitallier, Jean-Michel. Espitallier’s Theorem. Los Angeles: Seismicity Editions, 2005.
  • Novarina, Valère. Adramelech’s Monologue. Los Angeles: Seeing Eye Books, 2004.
  • Brossard, Nicole. Shadow / Soft et Soif. Los Angeles, Seeing Eye Books, 2003. Selections published in Drunken Boat 8 (2006).

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