Valzhyna Mort (Poetry reading, 16th June)

Join Inventions of the Text at our next poetry reading, featuring the internationally acclaimed Valzhyna Mort.

Valzhyna Mort is a poet and translator born in Minsk, Belarus. She is the author of three poetry collections, Factory of Tears (Copper Canyon Press 2008), Collected Body (Copper Canyon Press 2011) and, mostly recently, Music for the Dead and Resurrected (FSG, 2020), shortlisted for the International Griffin Prize and named one of the best poetry books of 2020 by The New York Times. Her work has appeared in Best American Poetry, New Yorker, Poetry, Poetry Review, Poetry International, Prairie Schooner, Granta, Gulf Coast, White Review, and many more. She teaches at Cornell University and writes in English and Belarusian. She translates between English, Belarusian, Russian, Ukrainian, and Polish.

This seminar is part of our Inventions of the Text series.

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