Beverley Bie Brahic is a poet and translator. A Canadian, she lives in Paris and the San Francisco Bay Area. Her second poetry collection, White Sheets, was a finalist for the 2012 Forward Prize, and Hunting the Boar was a 2016 Poetry Book Society Recommendation. Brahic’s translations include Guillaume Apollinaire, The Little Auto, winner of the 2013 Scott Moncrieff Prize; Francis Ponge, Unfinished Ode to Mud, a finalist for the 2009 Popescu Prize for Poetry in Translation; Yves Bonnefoy's The Present Hour, Rue Traversière, and The Anchor's Long Chain; and books by Jacques Derrida, Julia Kristeva (This Incredible Need to Believe, a finalist for the 2010 French-American Foundation Translation Prize) and Hélène Cixous, including Portrait of Jacques Derrida as a Young Jewish Saint, Manhattan, and Hyperdream.
Her most recent collection of poems is The Hotel Eden (2018, Carcanet).