Odessa, former Soviet Union, Ilya Kaminsky arrived to the US in 1993.
He has won National Russian Essay Contest, National Shepardi Prize
for Poetry and most recently, Ruth Lilly Fellowship from POETRY
Magazine. In 1999-2000, Ilya served as a George Bennett Fellow
Writer-In-Residence at Phillips Exeter Academy. His manuscript,
"From the Province of Gratitude," was a finalist for the National
Poetry Series in 2000. Current work appears or is forthcoming in
Salmagundi, Southwest Review, Tikkun, The American Writing, Literary
Review, Mars Hill Review. Kaminsky also writes poetry in Russian.
His work in that language was recently chosen for "Bunker Poetico"
at 2001 Venice Biennial.
Ilya at firstname.lastname@example.org
or at email@example.com
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