Ross Ufberg is a writer and translator. A graduate of Hamilton College, he is a PhD Candidate at Columbia University in the Slavic Department. His fiction, translations and journalism have appeared in The Forward, Heeb, Harlequin Creature, Habitus, GALO and other places. Memoir of A Gulag Actress, a translation from the Russian with Yasha Klots, was published in 2010; Beautiful Twentysomethings, a translation from Polish of the memoir of the writer Marek Hłasko, is forthcoming in 2013. Ross is a co-founder of New Vessel Press.

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