Belarus

Celia Dropkin

Born in Belarus in 1887, Dropkin joined her husband in New York in 1912. Throughout the 1920s and 1930s, Dropkin’s poems appeared in avant-garde Yiddish literary publications. Her poems are infused with erotic energy, and their themes – sex, love and death – shocked her contemporaries. But they were enamored by Dropkin’s angry and passionate […]

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Yulya Tsimafeyeva

        YULYA TSIMAFEYEVA is a Belarusian poet, translator, and one of the founders and editors of a Belarusian literary magazine “PrajdziSvet”. She is the author of two poetry collections, The Book of Mistakes (2014), which was short-listed for the Debut Literary Prize and Circus (2016), short-listed for the Natallia Arsiennieva poetry prize.

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