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published in 2009 by Paper Kite Press, and her chapbook The Broken Sanctuary, was published by Ypolita Press in 2007. Russian poet Nika Turbina (1974 – 2002) was just seven years old when her poems were first published. The verses and quotations in this paper were rendered into poetic form from Russian into English by Federico Federici. Most of them are still unpublished in this translation. Federico would like to personally thank Lyudmila Karpova, Maya Nikanorkina and Alexander Ratner for their support and all the information provided. Anuradha Vijayakrishnan was born in Cochin, India. She completed her Bachelor's in Chemical Engineering from Calicut University and her postgraduate studies in Management from XLRI, Jamshedpur. A trained Carnatic singer, she lives in India/UAE and pursues a full time corporate career while writing both fiction and poetry. Her work has appeared in Magma, Asia Literary Review, 91st Meridian, Asian Cha, Indian Literature, Mascara and Nth Position. She was long listed for the Man Asian Literary prize in 2007 and in 2008 won a special mention in the All India Harper Collins Poetry competition. She is an alumna of Western Michigan University's Prague Summer Program and has won a Best of the Net nomination as well as a Pushcart nomination in 2010. Jade Wallace is currently working on an M.A. in Social Justice and Equity Studies at Brock University. She periodically publishes chapbooks with Grey Borders Books, most recently But I Don't Write Haiku. 68

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CPQ Summer 2012  

CPQ Summer 2012

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