Authors / Valzhyna Mort
Valzhyna Mort is a poet and translator born in Minsk, Belarus. She is the author of three poetry collections: Factory of Tears (Copper Canyon Press, 2008), Collected Body (Copper Canyon Press, 2011) and Music for the Dead and Resurrected (FSG, 2020), winner of the International Griffin Poetry Prize. With Ilya Kaminsky and Katie Farris, Mort co-edited Gossip and Metaphysics: Russian Modernist Poems and Prose. She teaches at Cornell University.