Author, poet, translator, and doctoral student in Spanish Creative Writing at the University of Houston. Iván Brave lives in his hometown of Houston, Texas, with his wife and son. His vision is to see the next generation of Houstonians create, read more, and thrive. Humor, love, and the humanities are the themes closest to his heart.
Recipient of countless (jk: countable) fellowships, scholarships, and prizes. His texts appear in numerous (literally: numerous) publications. See his Publications page for Publications. His Portfolio page for his curriculum vitae. And visit any of the social media links at the very bottom of the page for more.
Please, explore the website, leave a comment on your favorite post and then another on your least favorite post. You may reach out through the contact page in the menu or at info [at] ivanbrave [dot] com.
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Iván Brave (Estados Unidos, 1991) es narrador, poeta e investigator. Su obra incluye: The Summer Abroad (2018), They Lived They Were (2020), y varios ensayos, poemas y traducciones publicados impreso y en línea. Su novela más reciente, Awake & Asleep, ha ganado una beca de la Ciudad de Houston, para finalizar y presentar el manuscrito este verano (2023).
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Iván Brave lives in his hometown of Houston, Texas. He has two novels published, as well as work printed in Tilted House, Latino Book Review, and online in various journals. His latest novel, Awake & Asleep, garnered him a generous artist grant from the City of Houston through Houston Arts Alliance (2023). Learn more at www.ivanbrave.com/.
Iván Brave (Estados Unidos, 1991) es autor, poeta y traductor. Vive en su ciudad natal de Houston, Texas. Ha recibido premios del Museo de Bellas Artes en Houston (2015), el Centro Vera List en Nueva York (2017) y la Fundación Corda en Santiago de Chile (2022). También fue nominado para un Premio Pushcart, el PEN Dau Emerging Writers y los New Millennium Writing Awards (2021). Brave tiene una MFA en Escritura Creativa de The New School en Nueva York y una licenciatura en Filosofía de la Universidad de Texas en Austin. Actualmente está estudiando para obtener su doctorado en Escritura Creativa en Español en la Universidad de Houston. Trabaja como investigador para Arte Público Press, donde edita manuscritos contemporáneos, traduce ensayos y promueve textos rescatados a través del Programa de Recuperación. Ha publicado dos novelas, The Summer Abroad (2018) y They Lived They Were (2020), y trabajos impresos en las revistas Tilted House, Latino Book Review, así como trabajos en línea en Asymptote, Suburbano y otras revistas. Por su última novela, Awake & Asleep, la Ciudad de Houston a través de Houston Arts Alliance le otorgó una beca generosa, para completar y exhibir el manuscrito durante el verano (2023). Visite su blog para más información: www.ivanbrave.com/
Iván Brave is an author, poet, and translator who lives in his hometown of Houston, Texas. He has received awards from the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston (2015), the Vera List Center in New York (2017), and the Corda Foundation in Santiago de Chile (2022). He was also nominated for a Pushcart Award, the PEN Dau Emerging Writers, and the international New Millennium Writing Awards (2021). Brave has an MFA in Creative Writing from The New School in New York and a Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy from The University of Texas at Austin. Currently he is studying to earn his doctorate in Spanish Creative Writing at the University of Houston. He works as a Research Fellow for Arte Público Press, where he edits manuscripts, translates essays, and promotes lost-and-found US Latino texts through the Recovery Program. He has two novels published, The Summer Abroad (2018) and They Lived They Were (2020), and work printed in Tilted House, Latino Book Review, as well as work online in Asymptote, Suburbano, and other journals. His latest novel, Awake & Asleep, garnered him a generous artist grant from the City of Houston through Houston Arts Alliance, to complete and showcase the manuscript over the summer (2023). Learn more at www.ivanbrave.com/.