Nina Kossman (Косман) is a bilingual writer, poet, painter, and playwright. Among her publications are three books of poems in Russian and English, two books of short stories, an anthology she edited for Oxford University Press, and a novel. Her work has been translated from English into French, Spanish, Greek, Japanese, Hebrew, Persian, Chinese, Russian, Italian, Danish, and Dutch. Her Russian work was published in Russian periodicals in and outside of Russia. She translated two books of Marina Tsvetaeva’s poetry; her English poems appeared in major anthologies.