Katherine E. Young
author of Woman Drinking Absinthe (2021), Day of the Border Guards (2014 Miller Williams Arkansas Poetry Prize finalist), and two chapbooks. She is the translator of Look at Him (Anna Starobinets), Farewell, Aylis (Akram Aylisli), and Blue Birds and Red Horses and Two Poems, both by Inna Kabysh. Her translations of contemporary Russian-language poetry have won international awards; she was named a 2017 National Endowment for the Arts translation fellow. From 2016–2018 she served as the inaugural Poet Laureate for Arlington, Virginia, USA.