Diana Senechal was born in Tucson and holds a Ph.D in Slavic Languages and Literatures from Yale University. Her translations have appeared in publications such as The New York Review of Books, The Partisan Review, Orient Express, 2B: A Journal of Ideas and Metamorphosis. Her selected translations of Tomas Venclova, Winter Dialogue, first appeared with Northwestern University Press in 1997, and a selection of these were republished in The Junction: Selected Poems (Bloodaxe Books, 2008). She has also translated selections by Anna Akhmatova, Bella Akhmadulina, Marina Tsvetaeva and Aleksandr Kushner. She has been an invited participant at the International Miłosz Festival and PEN International. Her poetry and fiction have appeared in numerous publications. She lives in Brooklyn and teaches English to immigrant students. Her teaching and performance work have been featured in The New York Times. Her latest book is Republic of Noise: The Loss of Solitude in Schools and Culture (2012), in which she examines the role of solitude in public life, creative work, and the life of the mind.
Books by Diana Senechal