DZVINIA ORLOWSKY is the recipient of an NEA Translation Fellowship (with Jeff Friedman) and aPushcart Prize, and is Founding Editor of Four Way Books. She is also the author of five poetry collections published by Carnegie Mellon University Press including her most recent, Silvertone and Convertible Night, Flurry of Stones, co-winner of the 2010 Sheila Motton Book Award. Her first collection, A Handful of Bees, was reprinted in 2008 as a Carnegie Mellon University Classic Contemporary. Dzvinia’s poetry and translations from Ukrainian have appeared in numerous magazines and anthologies, including A Map of Hope: An International Literary Anthology; From Three Worlds: New Writing from the Ukraine; and A Hundred Years of Youth: A Bilingual Anthology of 20th Century Ukrainian Poetry. Recent co-translations with poet Jeff Friedman from the Polish poetry by Mieczysław Jastrun have appeared or are forthcoming in The Antioch Review, The Spoon River Review, Los Angeles Review, and Poetry International. Her translation from the Ukrainian of Alexander Dovzhenko's novella, The Enchanted Desna, was published by House Between Water in 2006. She teaches poetry at the Solstice Low-Residency MFA Program in Creative Writing of Pine Manor College and at Providence College.
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