blackbirdonline journalSpring 2019  Vol. 18 No. 1
Anzhelina Polonskaya
translation by Andrew Wachtel

Anzhelina Polonskaya is the author of the collections To the Ashes (Zephyr Press, 2019); Paul Klee’s Boat (Zephyr Press, 2013), the bilingual edition of which was shortlisted for the 2014 US PEN Award for Poetry in Translation; and A Voice (Northwestern University Press, 2004), published as part of the Writings From an Unbound Europe series and shortlisted for the 2005 Corneliu M. Popescu Prize for European Poetry in Translation. Her translations have appeared in AGNI, The American Poetry Review, Kenyon Review, and Ploughshares. She has been awarded residencies from the Cove Park Scottish Arts Council, the Hawthornden Castle International Retreat for Writers, the MacDowell Colony, the Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center, and the Villa Sträuli in Zurich.  end