Dan Bellm teaches literary translation 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. Recent and forthcoming books of poetry in translation are: Description of a Flash of Cobalt Blue (Unicorn Press, Greensboro, NC, 2015) and Nostalghia (La Diéresis, Mexico, DF, 2015), both by Mexican poet Jorge Esquinca, and Song of the Dead (Black Square/Brooklyn Rail, New York, 2016) by French poet Pierre Reverdy. He has also published three books of poetry, most recently Practice (Sixteen Rivers Press), winner of the 2009 California Book Award. He lives in Berkeley, California. www.danbellm.com .