Marianna Kijanowska

About the Author:

Marianna Kijanowska
Lviv, Ukraine

Marianna Kijanowska (1973) is a Ukrainian poetess, writer, translator and literary researcher. She is a member of the Ukrainian PEN Center. She is the author of 16 books of poetry, including “Babi Yar. Voices” (2017), “Lightning Meets Water and Wind” (2023), and a book of short prose. Participant in the World Congress of Translators of Polish Literature (2009, 2013, 2017), she was awarded the Honorary Title of Merit for Services to Polish Culture (Zasłużony dla kultury polskiej, 2013). Laureate of the National Shevchenko Prize of Ukraine (2020) as well as of the Zbigniew Herbert International Prize (2022), European Poet of Freedom International Prize (2022), the Sholem Aleichem Prize, etc.

by Ian Probstein

A new collection of poems by Ian Probstein. (In Russian)

by Ilya Perelmuter (editor)

Launched in 2012, “Four Centuries” is an international electronic magazine of Russian poetry in translation.

by Ilya Ehrenburg

Ilya Ehrenburg (1891–1967) was one of the most prolific Russian writers of the twentieth century.  Babi Yar and Other Poems, translated by Anna Krushelnitskaya, is a representative selection of Ehrenburg’s poetry, available in English for the first time.

by William Conelly

Young readers will love this delightful work of children’s verse by poet William Conelly, accompanied by Nadia Kossman’s imaginative, evocative illustrations.

by Maria Galina

A book of poems by Maria Galina, put together and completed exactly one day before the start of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. This is Galina’s seventh book of poems. With translations by Anna Halberstadt and Ainsley Morse.

by Aleksandr Kabanov

The first bilingual (Russian-English) collection of poems by Aleksandr Kabanov, one of Ukraine’s major poets, “Elements for God” includes poems that predicted – and now chronicle – Russia’s aggression against Ukraine.

Three Questions. A Documentary by Vita Shtivelman
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Poetry Reading in Honor of Brodsky’s 81st Birthday
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