Genya Turovskaya is a poet, translator and practicing psychotherapist. She was born in Kiev, Ukraine and grew up in New York City. She is the author of the chapbooksCalendar (UDP, 2002), The Tides (Octopus Books, 2007), New Year’s Day (Octopus Books, 2011) and Dear Jenny (Supermachine, 2011). Her poetry and translations of contemporary Russian poets have appeared in Chicago Review, Conjunctions, A Public Space, Aufgabe, Octopus, jubilat, Supermachine, Gulf Coast and other publications. Her translation of Aleksandr Skidan’s Red Shifting was published by Ugly Duckling Presse in 2008. She is the co-translator (with Stephanie Sandler) of Elena Fanailova’s Russian Version (UDP, 2010) which won the University of Rochester’s Three Percent 2010 award for Best Translated Book of Poetry. She lives in Brooklyn, NY.