Alex Cigale’s poems have appeared in Colorado, Green Mountains, North American, Tampa, Asymptote amongst others. His translations from the Russian can be found in Ancora Imparo, Cimarron Review, Literary Imagination, Modern Poetry in Translation, Pen America. Until recently, he was assistant professor at the American University of Central Asia in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.
Dana Golin was born in Riga, Latvia. Her poems in Russian and translations into English have appeared in Novy Zhurnal, Big Bridge, Cortland Review amongst others. She has worked in neuro- rehabilitation in New York City for the past 15 years. Until recently, she was assistant professor of psychology at the american University of Central Asia, in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.