Genya Turovskaya was born in Kiev, Ukraine and grew up in New York City. She is the author of Calendar (Ugly Duckling Presse 2002). And The Tides (Octopus Books 2007). Her poetry and translations from Russian have appeared in Chicago Review, Conjunctions, Gulf Coast, 6×6, The Germ, Aufgabe, A Public Space, Octopus, and other publications. She lives in Brooklyn, New York where she is the Associate Editor of the Eastern European Poets Series at Ugly Duckling Presse, and teaches writing and literary translation at Pratt Institute and NYU.