Olena Jennings

Olena Jennings is the author of the collection of poems Songs from an Apartment (Underground Books, 2017) and the chapbook Memory Project (2018). Her translations of Ukrainian poetry have appeared in the anthology Words for War (Academic Studies Press, 2017, together with Oksana Lutsyshyna) as well as Consequence, Asymptote, The Kitchen Poet, Poetry International, Wolf, and other journals. A volume of Jennings’s translations of Iryna Shuvalova’s verse, Pray to the Empty Walls, was published in 2019 by Lost Horse Press. Her translation of Vasyl Makhno’s collection Paper Bridge is forthcoming from Plamen Press. She is the founder and curator of the Poets of Queens reading series.