Valzhyna Mort met Ramya Ramana on November 27, 2016
Valzhyna Mort, born in Minsk, Belarus, made her American debut in 2008 with the poetry collection Factory of Tears (Copper Canyon Press), co-translated by the husband-and-wife team of Elizabeth Oehlkers Wright and Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Franz Wright. Her second book is Collected Body (Copper Canyon Press, 2012).
Ramya Ramana, 21, is an author, poet and student at St. John’s University. She recently published her first manuscript, Don’t Drown Her in the Baptism with Penmanship Books.