Taisia Kitaiskaia

Taisia Kitaiskaia is the author of two forthcoming books: Literary Witches (Hachette/Seal 2017), illustrated by Katy Horan, and Ask Baba Yaga (Andrews McMeel 2017). She has an MFA from the Michener Center for Writers and her poems can be found in journals such as Crazyhorse, Pleiades, jubilat, Guernica, Gulf Coast, and Fence.


Kroshechka Havroshechka by Taisia Kitaiskaia

    A Process Note by Taisia Kitaiskaia   To get started on this poem, I spent time with Yuliya’s preliminary collage of imagery, the music composed by Yevgeny Sharlat, and the Russian fairy tale itself, which is about an abused child and includes a magical cow, evil stepsister types […]