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Katherine E. Young

Translator, Russian
Katherine E. Young is the author of Day of the Border Guards, a 2014 Miller Williams Arkansas Poetry Prize finalist. Her translations of Russophone writers include Farewell, Aylis by Azerbaijani political prisoner Akram Aylisli and Blue Birds and Red Horses and Two Poems by Inna Kabysh. Young is a 2020 Arlington, VA, individual artist grantee and a 2017 National Endowment for the Arts translation fellow. She served as the inaugural Poet Laureate for Arlington, VA (2016-2018). (Photo credit: Samantha H. Collins)