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Ilya Kaminsky
Portrait of Ilya Kaminsky

Ilya Kaminsky was born in Odessa, in the former USSR, and arrived in this country in 1993 with his family. His poetry collection, Dancing In Odessa (Tupelo Press), won the Whiting Award and the American Academy of Arts and Letters’ Metcalf Award, and was named best book of the year by Foreword Magazine. He teaches at San Diego State University. (updated 2006)

AGNI has published the following work:

Zen and the Art of Poetry: An Interview with Jane Hirshfield
Online 2006 On Poetry Writing Process Travel
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