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"It never fails to astonish me / how quickly the body knows what it wants," begins "Never," from Beverley Bie Brahic's 2005 poetry collection, "Against Gravity." Ranging widely in space, from France, where Brahic lives, to Italy, Ireland, California and her native British Columbia, these poems evoke worlds of taste and touch, sounds and smells: flesh and thought, and the inextricable mingling of the two.
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"It never fails to astonish me / how quickly the body knows what it wants," begins "Never," from Beverley Bie Brahic's 2005 poetry collection, "Against Gravity." Ranging widely in space, from France, where Brahic lives, to Italy, Ireland, California and her native British Columbia, these poems evoke worlds of taste and touch, sounds and smells: flesh and thought, and the inextricable mingling of the two.

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About beverley

BEVERLEY BIE BRAHIC was born in Canada, and lives in Paris and Stanford, California. A translator and poet, her work has appeared in Field, Literary Imagination, Notre Dame Review, Oxford Poetry, PN Review, Poetry, The Times Literary Supplement, and elsewhere. Her second...

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Published Reviews

Oct.17.2008

“The quality of the translator’s work, the agile and elegant expressions she puts forth, mean that this triad of recent Cixous texts, appearing for the first time in English, is a fine resource for non-...

Oct.17.2008

“The translator, Beverley Bie Brahic, herself a poet, displays here an extraordinary gift for conveying the redistributions and explosions of sense that Cixous practises in this writing/reading that never...