Katia Kapovich

Katia Kapovich

Katia Kapovich (Катя Капович) (born 1960) is a Russian poet now living in the United States. She writes in both Russian and English.

Life and career

She was born in Kishinev, Moldova in 1960, the only child of Jewish parents. She emigrated from the Soviet Union in 1990. In 2002 she received the Witter Bynner Fellowship from the United States Library of Congress. Her first book in English, "Gogol in Rome" (ISBN 1-84471-046-7), was published in 2004 by Salt Publishing, and was shortlisted for the Poetry Trust's 2005 Jerwood Aldeburgh First Collection Prize. ["P. N. Review," 166. 'News and Notes']

Her poem 'The Green One Over There' was included in the anthology "Poetry 180" (edited by Billy Collins, Random House, 2003; ISBN 0-8129-6887-5) which grew out of the Library of Congress's [http://www.loc.gov/poetry/180/ Poetry 180] poetry-for-schools project.

Her work has appeared in periodicals including the "London Review of Books," "News from the Republic of Letters," and "Novy Mir" (in Russian).

She is one of the editors of "Fulcrum (annual)".



* "День Ангела и ночь" (The Day of an Angel and the Night), 1992.
* "Суфлер: Роман в стихах" (The Prompter) 1998.
* "Прощание с шестикрылыми" (Farewell to Six-Winged) 2001.
* "Перекур: Стихотворения" (Smoke-break), 2002.
* "Веселый дисциплинарий", 2005.


* "Gogol in Rome," Salt Publishing, 2004, ISBN 1-84471-046-7


* Richard McKane (translator) "Poet for Poet", Hearing Eye, 1998. ISBN 1-870841-57-3.
* Richard McKane (editor) "Ten Russian Poets, Surviving the Twentieth Century", Anvil Press Poetry, London, 2003, ISBN 0-85646-328-0.


* Richard McKane (editor) "Ten Russian Poets, Surviving the Twentieth Century", Anvil Press Poetry, London, 2003, ISBN 0-85646-328-0.


External links

* [http://www.loc.gov/today/cyberlc/feature_wdesc.php?rec=3292 Library of Congress 'Poet and Poem' webcast] interview with Kapovich.
* [http://www.loc.gov/today/pr/2002/02-036.html News item about the 2002 Witter Bynner Fellowship]
* [http://www.arlindo-correia.com/160604.html Kapovich website]
* [http://www.poets.ir/?q=taxonomy/term/48/9 Kapovich in Persian]

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