Tatiana Liaugminas was born to Ukrainian parents, refugees from the former Soviet Union after WWII. She spent her childhood in Casablanca and Paris before coming to the US, and was fluent in Ukrainian, Russian, French, and English by the time she was an adolescent. She studied at the University of Illinois, and has taught French and Russian at the university level. She has worked extensively in translation, and has presented papers on Camus, Cocteau, Akhmatova, Yesenin, Shevchenko, and on comparative literature. She is translating the poetry of Anna Akhmatova for a course that she is offering next fall at the University of Dayton, where she teaches Russian.
An Ambivalent Relationship (September/October 2014)
Letters from the Front (May/June 2021)
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