Martha M. F. Kelly

Martha M. F. Kelly is an associate professor of Russian Studies in the School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures at the University of Missouri. She is the author of Unorthodox Beauty: Russian Modernism and Its New Religious Aesthetics (Northwestern University Press, 2016) and co-editor, with Sibelan Forrester, of Russian Silver Age Poetry: Texts and Contexts (Academic Studies Press, 2015). Her translations and essays have appeared or are forthcoming in Two Lines, Los Angeles Review of Books, Michigan Quarterly, Poetry Daily, and Lit Hub. She is currently working on a new monograph, “How to Be a Russian Icon: The Post-Soviet Public Life of Poet Olga Sedakova,” and is translating a volume of Олга Sedakova’s poems.