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. Her 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
Her most recent poetry collection, Hunting the Boar, is a 2016 Poetry Book Society Recommendation.