Genya Turovskaya

Geny Turovskaya was born in Kiev, Ukraine, and grew up in New York City. A poet and translator, she holds an MFA from Bard College. She is the author of The Breathing Body of This Thought (Black Square Editions, 2019), translator of Aleksandr Skidan’s Red Shifting (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2008), and co-translator of Elena Fanailova’s Russian Version (Ugly Ducking Presse, 2009, 2019), winner of the University of Rochester’s Three Percent award for Best Translated Book of Poetry, and Endarkenment, the Selected Poems of Arkadii Dragomoshchenko (Wesleyan University Press, 2014). The recipient of a 2020 Whiting Award, a MacDowell Colony Fellowship, a Montana Artist Refuge Fellowship and a Witter Bynner Translation Residency at Santa Fe Art Institute, she lives in Brooklyn, New York.