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Dzvinia Orlowsky
Portrait of Dzvinia Orlowsky

Dzvinia Orlowsky is the author of six poetry collections, all published by Carnegie Mellon University Press. Her first, A Handful of Bees, was reprinted in 2008 as a Carnegie Mellon Classic Contemporary. Orlowsky’s poetry and translations have appeared in numerous anthologies, including A Map of Hope: An International Literary Anthology; From Three Worlds: New Writing from the Ukraine; and A Hundred Years of Youth: A Bilingual Anthology of 20th Century Ukrainian Poetry. Her translation from the Ukrainian of Alexander Dovzhenko’s novella, The Enchanted Desna, was published by House Between Water Press in 2006. She is a contributing editor of AGNI, a founding editor of Four Way Books, a founding faculty member of the Solstice Low-Residency MFA Program in Creative Writing of Pine Manor College, and the founder and director of Night Riffs: A Solstice Literary Magazine Reading and Music Series. She teaches at Providence College. (updated 4/2022)

Orlowsky’s collection A Handful of Bees was reviewed in AGNI 42 by Mary Maxwell.

Orlowsky’s collection Edge of House was reviewed in AGNI 50 by Miriam O’Neal.

AGNI has published the following work:

Poetry
Wieliczka Salt Mine, Southern Poland
AGNI 44 Print Only
Poetry
Requiem
AGNI 47 Print Only
Poetry
A Handful of Bees
AGNI 39 Print Only
Poetry
The Joke
AGNI 38 Print Only
Poetry
In Winter
AGNI 33 Print Only
Poetry
Luba Doesn’t Have the Mouse
AGNI 33 Print Only
Poetry
At the National Home
AGNI 33 Print Only
Poetry
Visiting Hours
AGNI 26 Print Only
Poetry
Piccolo
AGNI 26 Print Only
Poetry
Growing Up Ukrainian
AGNI 24 and 25 Print Only
Poetry
The River
AGNI 23 Print Only

AGNI has published the following translation:

Essays
from The Enchanted Desna
By Alexander Dovzhenko
Translated from the Ukrainian by Dzvinia Orlowsky
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