Genya Turovskaya

Genya Turovskaya was born in Kiev, Ukraine, and grew up in New York City. A poet and translator, she holds an MFA from Bard College.

Turovskaya is the author of The Breathing Body of This Thought (Black Square Editions, 2019), the translator of Aleksandr Skidan’s Red Shifting (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2008), and the co-translator of both 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 Fellowship, a Montana Artist Refuge Fellowship, and a Witter Bynner Translation Residency at Santa Fe Art Institute, Turovskaya lives in Brooklyn, New York.