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Five Poems by Ilya Kaminsky

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The third book in our second Five Poems series features work by Ilya Kaminsky explores how humanity struggles and persists in times of war and features an excerpt from his work-in-progress “Deaf Republic”.

Table of Contents

  • We Lived Happily During the War
  • I Watched a Soldier Aim and the Deaf Boy
  • Tedna Street
  • Our boys Drag a Soldier into a Sunlit Piazza
  • A Puppet Play

Ilya Kaminsky was born in Odessa, former Soviet Union in 1977, and arrived to the United States in 1993, when his family was granted asylum by the American government. He is the author of Dancing In Odessa and editor or translator of many other books. His books have been translated into numerous languages and published in Turkey, Holland, Russia, France, Mexico, Mecedonia, Romania, Spain and China, where his poetry was awarded the Yinchuan International Poetry Prize. His other awards include Whiting Writer’s Award, the American Academy of Arts and Letters’ Metcalf Award, and the Lannan Foundation’s Literary Fellowship. He was recently shortlisted for Neustadt International Prize for Literature.