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Ilya Kaminsky

Ilya Kaminsky was born in 1977 in Odessa, former Soviet Union, and arrived in the United States in 1993 when his family was granted asylum by the American government. He is the author of Deaf Republic (Faber) and Dancing in Odessa (Ark), co-translator of Dark Elderberry Branch: Poems of Marina Tsvetaeva and co-editor of Ecco Anthology of International Poetry. He teaches at Georgia Institute of Technology and lives in Atlanta.