Geoffrey Brock

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Geoffrey Brock
Born (1964-10-19) October 19, 1964 (age 57)
Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
SpousePadma Viswanathan

Geoffrey Brock (born October 19, 1964) is an American poet and translator.


He received a master's degree in Fine Arts from the University of Florida in 1998.[1] He also holds a PhD in Comparative Literature from the University of Pennsylvania.

His poems have been published in Poetry Magazine, Paris Review, PN Review, New England Review, The Hudson Review, and The Best American Poetry 2007.

Since 2006 he has taught Creative Writing & Translation at The University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, where he lives with his wife, the novelist Padma Viswanathan, their two children, and a variable number of animals.


His translations have received a number of prizes and fellowships, including the Academy of American Poets' Raiziss/de Palchi Fellowship and a Guggenheim Fellowship. He received a poetry fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts and a Stegner Fellowship from Stanford University.



  • Voices Bright Flags. Waywiser. 2014. ISBN 978-1-904130642.
  • Weighing Light. Ivan R. Dee. 2005. ISBN 978-1-56663-667-4.


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  • The FSG Book of Twentieth-Century Italian Poetry. Farrar, Straus and Giroux. 2012. ISBN 978-0-374-10538-9.


  1. ^ "Some Alumni & Alumnae of MFA@FLA". 2005-05-29. Archived from the original on 2018-04-30. Retrieved 2013-08-25.

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