Discipline: Literature – poetry, Literature – translation

Ilya Kaminsky

Discipline: Literature – poetry, Literature – translation
Region: La Mesa, CA
MacDowell Fellowships: 2009, 2016

Ilya Kaminsky worked towards completing his second book of poems as well as collection of essays. His earlier work won awards from the Academy of American Arts and Letters, Whiting Foundation, and Lannan Foundation.



Ilya Kaminsky worked in the Chapman studio.

Chapman Studio was funded by Mrs. Alice Woodrough Chapman in memory of her husband, composer George Alexander Chapman. Symmetrically massed, the building is stuccoed on the exterior with a natural, unpainted cement. Its unusual half-timbered ornament consists of slender, knotty spruce poles painted a dark green color. A central, peak-roofed entrance porch appears on the north side…

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