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Sean Negus

Sean Negus is an Adjunct Professor at California College of the Arts where he teaches in the Writing & Literature Program. He co-organizes the Joshua Tree Experiential Arts & Writing Retreat each year with Ariel Fintushel. Hurricane Music, his first collection of poems, is forthcoming from Editora Córrego in November 2019.  He received an M.F.A. in Creative Writing and an M.A. in English and completed undergraduate work in American Cultural Studies.  Scholarly research of his has examined the relationship between human consciousness and self-representation in experimental autobiographies, as well as histories of alternative spiritualities in counter-cultural literature like Buddhism in the Beat Generation. He has published critical reviews of Brazilian video poetry in Delos a publication based at the University of Florida. In addition, he has completed a fellowship at Stanford researching the literary transnational.  His creative practice currently involves poetic composition, experimental and hybrid writing, and occasional forays into visual and multimodal texts through digital media.  He is a translator of poetry from Portuguese and edits an ongoing publication, Saccades, featuring contemporary Brazilian poetry. In 2018, he guest/co-edited an edition of DUSIE magazine on a similar theme featuring over 50 contemporary Brazilian poets and visual artists wherein he contributed dozens of literary translations. Poems of his have appeared in WebConjunctions, Otoliths, TINGE, Poe(ecology), and other publications. Hurricane Music, his first collection of poems, is forthcoming from Editora Córrego in August 2019.