Anton Yakovlev’s book of translations of selected poetry by Sergei Yesenin (1895-1925), The Last Poet of the Village, came out from Sensitive Skin Books in 2019. His latest chapbook Chronos Dines Alone, winner of the 2018 James Tate Poetry Prize, was published by SurVision Books. He is the author of Ordinary Impalers (Kelsay Books, 2017) and two prior chapbooks. His poems have appeared in The New Yorker, The New Criterion, The Hopkins Review, Amarillo Bay, Posit, Measure, and elsewhere. Born in Moscow, Russia, he is a graduate of Harvard University and has also written and directed several short films.