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Uladzimir Niakliaeu

Uladzimir Niakliaeu is one of the most prominent contemporary Belarusian writers, as well as a social and political activist. Although he wrote his first poetry in Russian, he later chose to...

Valzhyna Mort

Valzhyna Mort was born in Minsk, Belarus, and moved to the United States in 2006. She is the author of the poetry collections Factory of Tears (Copper Canyon Press, 2008) and Collected Body...

Avrom Lyesin

Avrom Lyesin (Avrohom Lyesin, Abraham Liesin; 1872-1938) began his career in Minsk, where he published socialist-revolutionary poetry. He immigrated to the United States in 1897. There his work...
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