Egana Dzhabbarova is a poet and associate professor at the Ural Federal University in Ekaterinburg, Russia. She has published three books of poetry and is organizer of the festival MEZHA. She has been recognized with the Poetic Debut Award and was also longlisted and shortlisted for the Arkady Dragomoshchenko Award. Her work is featured in the international anthologies Under One Cover (Kazakhstan) and F-Letter (England). Her poetry has been translated into English, Polish, German, and Italian. She currently resides in Taipei, Taiwan.