We are happy to invite you to the Poetry Reading Event which will be held at the American Library on September 13, 2016 at 3.30 p.m. - 5.00 p.m.
Our guest is American poet Ilya Kaminsky
His poems have been translated into numerous languages and his books have been published in many countries including Turkey, Holland, Russia, France, Mexico, Macedonia, Romania, Spain and China.
The topic is "Ilya Kaminsky – Poetry Reading and Q and A with the audience." Our guest will also give tips on creative writing and on translation into/from English and talk about translation of poetry in general.
Ilya Kaminsky (born April 18, 1977 in Odessa, Soviet Union, now Ukraine) is a hard-of-hearing Ukrainian born Russian-Jewish-American poet, critic, translator and professor. He lives in USA since 1993. Kaminsky earned his Bachelor of Arts at Georgetown University, and went on to receive his J.D. from the University of California. He has been invited to teach and read poetry at literary centers, colleges and universities. Currently, he teaches English and Comparative Literature at San Diego State University.