Tatiana Voltskaya


Tatiana Voltskaya is the author of fifteen published poetry collections, including Cicada (2006) and Trostdroppar (2009). A PEN Club member, she is also the winner of multiple national and international poetry prizes. Since 2000 Voltskaya has worked as an editor and correspondent for Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, one of the few sources of credible news in the Russian Federation. Surveilled by the Russian secret service agency, the FSB, and officially branded a “foreign agent” in Russia, Voltskaya felt forced to flee her home country and does not know how long her exile might last.