Boris Khersonsky is one of Ukraine’s most prominent Russian-language poets. In Soviet times, he was a part of the Samizdat movement, which disseminated alternative, nonconformist literature.
Ludmila Khersonsky is author of three collections of poetry and a professional translator. Her poetry has been honored with the Voloshin Prize and translated into several languages.
Katie Farris is author of Boysgirls and coeditor of Gossip and Metaphysics: Russian Modernist Poets. She is a recipient of the Chad Walsh Chapbook Prize and the Anne Halley Poetry Prize.
Ilya Kaminsky is author of Dancing in Odessa and Deaf Republic. He is a recipient of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize and a Guggenheim Fellowship.