Viktor Ivaniv (b. 1977, Novo Sibirsk) has a graduate degree in philology from Novy Sibirsk University, where he studied Russian avant-garde poetry. He was short-listed for the Debut Prize (2002). He is the author of three books of poems, including Glassman and Green Plastic (2006). Translations of his poems have been published in the St. Petersburg Review, Asheville Poetry Review, and Jacket, and Permanent Winter: New Poetry from Siberia.