Author: Valzhyna Mort (Translator)

Valzhyna Mort was born in Minsk, Belarus. She is the author of FACTORY OF TEARS, COLLECTED BODY (both from Copper Canyon Press, 2008, 2011), and Music for the Dead and Resurrected (FSG, 2020). She is the recipient of an NEA translation grant, fellowships from the Lannan Foundation and the Amy Clampitt Fund from the Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation, the 2010 Bess Hokin Prize from the Poetry Foundation, and the 2018 Gulf Coast Prize in Translation. She is the translator of AIR RAID by Polina Barskova (Ugly Duckling Press, 2021). She teaches at Cornell University and writes in English and Belarusian.

Air Raid
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Air Raid

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Poetry. Translated by Valzhyna Mort. The Siege of Leningrad began in 1941 and lasted 872 days, resulting in the most destructive blockade in history. Already shaken by Stalin's purges of the '30s, Leningrad withstood the siege at a great human cost....

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