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Dana Golin was born in Riga, Latvia (1966) and has lived in the United States since 1981. Her own poems (Russian) appear in Gvideon, Novy Zhurnal, Storony Sveta, and Druzhba Narodov, and her translations in Atlanta Review, Cortland Review, International Poetry Review, Modern Poetry in Translation, and elsewhere. She has a graduate degree in Counseling Psychology and runs the counseling department of a New York City nursing college. From 2011 to 2013, she was an Assistant Professor at the American University of Central Asia, in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.