Ilya Kaminsky

28th Nov 2019, 7:30pm

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Thursday 28th November 7:30pm
Ilya Kaminsky

Join us for an evening of poetry featuring Ilya Kaminsky.

Born in Odessa, former Soviet Union in 1977, Ilya arrived to the United States in 1993, when his family was granted asylum by the American government. He is the author of Deaf Republic (Graywolf Press) and Dancing In Odessa (Tupelo Press). He has co-edited and co-translated many other books, including Ecco Anthology of International Poetry (Harper Collins) and Dark Elderberry Branch: Poems of Marina Tsvetaeva (Alice James Books). His awards include the Guggenheim Fellowship, the Whiting Writer’s Award, the American Academy of Arts and Letters’ Metcalf Award, Lannan Foundation’s Fellowship and the NEA Fellowship. His poems have been translated over twenty languages, and his books have been published in many countries including Turkey, Holland, Russia, France, Mexico, Macedonia, Romania, Spain and China, where his poetry was awarded the Yinchuan International Poetry Prize.

Tickets: £5
Free for EHU Students with Arts Centre Membership
Free for schools and colleges