Trevor Calvert

Albany , CA 94706

Author's Bio

Trevor Calvert is a poet and librarian living in California's East Bay. He earned an MFA at Mills College under Stephen Ratcliffe and Elizabeth Willis. While at Mills, Trevor worked first as an intern and then as Co-Editor for Manifest Press which among other titles published the first book of Brazilian poetry by a female author, On the Shining Screen of the Eyelids (by Josely Vianna Baptista and translated by Chris Daniels). Currently Trevor co-edits Spooky Actions Books with Ammie Stobaugh.

Publications and Prizes


Rarer and More Wonderful
(Scrambler Books,


Bay Poetics
(Faux Press,
Involuntary Vision: After Akira Kurosawa's Dreams
(Avenue B Press,


Beeswax Magazine
Back Room Live
Studio One
Blaze VOX
Finalist, poetry, Northern California Independent Booksellers Association (NCIBA) Book of the Year, 2009. Semi-finalist, Verse Prize, 2004.

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Listing last updated: September 17, 2014.

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