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Julia Cimafiejeva

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Julia Cimafiejeva

Julia Cimafiejeva is a Belarusian poet and translator, and the author of four poetry collections in Belarusian. Her work has been translated into many languages and appeared in different projects, anthologies and magazines, including Poetry International, Literary Hub, Financial Times, Lyrikline, and others. Cimafiejeva translates from English and Norwegian. She is the winner of Carlos Sherman prize for the translations of poems by Stephen Crane. She currently lives in Graz, Austria with her husband, where she has been since 2020 at the invitation of the Kulturvermittlung Steiermark.

Articles by Julia Cimafiejeva

Sunset over a field with melting snow
Photo by Vitali Adutskevich on Unsplash
Umbilical
By Julia Cimafiejeva
This week, Deep Vellum publishes Motherfield, a poetry collection and Belarusian protest diary by Julia Cimafiejeva. In this poem, translated by Valzhyna Mort and Hanif Abdurraqib, the poet explores her separation from family and homeland.
Translated from Belarusian by Valzhyna Mort & Hanif Abdurraqib
Multilingual
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