Katherine E.
Young

Katherine E. Young is the author of the poetry collections Woman Drinking Absinthe and Day of the Border Guards (2014 Miller Williams Arkansas Poetry Prize finalist). She is the translator of work by Anna Starobinets (memoir), Akram Aylisli (fiction), and numerous Russophone poets. Awards include the 2022 Pushkin House Translation Residency (UK) and a 2017 National Endowment for the Arts translation fellowship (US). From 2016-2018, she served as the inaugural Poet Laureate for Arlington, Virginia.

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