Poetry • Anzhelina Polonskaya
Translated from the Russian by Andrew Wachtel
Andrew Wachtel is the president of the American University of Central Asia in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, and a translator of poetry and prose from Russian, Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian, Bulgarian, and Slovenian. His most recent books include Russian Literature (Polity) and Remaining Relevant After Communism: The Role of the Writer in Eastern Europe (University of Chicago).
Anzhelina Polonskaya is the author of several poetry collections. Translations of her work include A Voice (Northwestern University) and Paul Klee’s Boat (Zephyr), which was shortlisted for the 2014 PEN Award for Poetry in Translation.
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