Julia Kolchinsky Dasbach

Julia Kolchinsky Dasbach, a finalist in the 2015 Narrative 30 Below Contest, is the author of The Bear Who Ate the Stars, winner of the 2014 Uppercut Chapbook Award. Other awards include two William Carlos Williams prizes and the Ezra Pound Prize for Literary Translation. She holds an MFA from the University of Oregon and is working toward a PhD in the University of Pennsylvania’s comparative literature program. As a Jewish refugee from Ukraine, she is exploring the lyric rendering of trauma by Russian emigrants in contemporary American poetry.

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