Kristina Andersson Bicher, Mi Jialu, and Anton Yakovlev

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A Celebration of National Translation Month with Kristina Andersson Bicher, Mi Jialu and Anton Yakovlev.

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Kristina Andersson Bicher is a poet, essayist, and translator living in New York City. Her poems and translations have been published in Ploughshares, Colorado Review, Brooklyn Rail, Harvard Review, Hayden’s Ferry Review, Plume, Denver Quarterly, Narrative, Painted Bride Quarterly, and others. She is author of the poetry collection She-Giant in the Land of Here-We-Go-Again (MadHat Press, 2020) and Just Now Alive (2014). Her full-length translation of Swedish poet Marie Lundquist's I Walk Around Gathering Up My Garden for the Night was just published in the fall of 2020 by Bitter Oleander Press. She holds an MFA from Sarah Lawrence College.

Mi Jialu (born Jiayan Mi) is the author of Self-Fashioning and Reflexive Modernity in Modern Chinese Poetry, 1919-1949 (2004) and the editor of Poetry Across Oceans: An Anthology of Chinese American Diaspora Poetry (2014); works in Chinese include Deep Breaths (2018), and Poetics of the Body (forthcoming 2020). He is an Associate Professor in the departments of English and World Language & Cultures at The College of New Jersey. He is the Director of the Chinese program at the college.

Born in Moscow, Russia, Anton Yakovlev currently lives in Ridgewood, New Jersey. The Last Poet of the Village, a book of his translations of selected poems by Sergei Yesenin, was published in 2019 by Sensitive Skin Books. Yakovlev's latest poetry chapbook Chronos Dines Alone (SurVision Books, 2018) won the James Tate Poetry Prize. His poems have appeared in great weather for MEDIA, The New Yorker, The New Criterion, The Hopkins Review, and elsewhere.

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