Simon Brown


Simon Brown (1979) is a poet, translator and artist from the traditional territory of the Peskotomuhkati Nation (southwestern New Brunswick) currently based in Québec’s Montérégie-Est region (Ndakinna). His French and English texts have been presented in books, interdisciplinary artworks, collaborative performances, and via platforms such as Lemon Hound, Estuaire, Le Sabord, Vallum, Poetry Is Dead, Watts, and the Blasted Tree. As a translator, he has adapted texts by Erin Robinsong, Maude Pilon, Angela Carr, Danielle LaFrance and Jacob Wren, among others. His collections and artist’s books have been published in Québec, Canada and France by Vanloo, Moult, Le laps, squint press, and Paper Pusher. He is currently translating a series of above/ground press chapbooks (Ottawa) to be published by Éditions Vanloo (Marseille) in 2019, beginning with Alice Burdick and Gary Barwin’s Pleasure Bristles.