Katherine E. Young is the author of Day of the Border Guards (University of Arkansas, 2014) and former poet laureate of Arlington, Virginia. Young has translated two collections of poetry by Inna Kabysh, Two Poems and Blue Birds and Red Horses. Her translations of Russian and Russophone poets have won national and international awards. She is the recipient of a 2017 Translation Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts for the translation of Farewell, Aylis. (Photo by Jeanne Julian.)
Where They Burn Books: A Writer Pays the Price for Honesty
The Azerbaijani writer Akram Aylisli reflects on his life under de facto house arrest....