Nina Murray is author of chapbooks Minimize Considered and Minor Heresies, as well as Alcestis in the Underworld, a full-length collection of poetry. Her work has appeared in numerous journals, including Ekphrasis and The Harpoon Review. Her translations from Russian and Ukrainian include Peter Aleshkovsky’s Stargorod, and Oksana Zabuzhko’s award-winning The Museum of Abandoned Secrets. She grew up in Lviv, in Western Ukraine, and holds advanced degrees in linguistics and creative writing. As a member of the U.S. diplomatic corps, she has served in Lithuania, Canada, and Russia.
Nina’s poem I Will Tell You How It Was is in An Outbreak of Peace