Olga Bragina is a poet, prose writer and translator. She was born in Kyiv in 1982. She graduated from the Translation Department of Kyiv National Linguistic University. Bragina is the author of five books: Applications (2011), Namedropping (2012), Background Light (2018), Speech is Like a Flash Lamp (2020), and Prisms of Pleroma (2021). Her work was published in literary journals such as Vozdukh, Interpoezia, Polutona, Novaya Yunost’, Volga, Zinziver, Deti Ra, and others. She translated John High’s book of poems Vanishing Acts into Russian, the book was published in Kyiv in 2018, and the book of poems by Katie Farris Ice for You (published in Kyiv in 2021).