Sasha Dugdale took over the editorship of Modern Poetry in Translation in 2013, and is editor of the anthology Centres of Cataclysm: Celebrating Fifty Years of Modern Poetry in Translation (Bloodaxe Books/MPT, 2016). She has translated many works of Russian poetry, prose and drama, including Tatiana Shcherbina's Life Without: Selected Poetry & Prose 1992-2003 (Bloodaxe Books, 2004), Elena Shvarts’s Birdsong on the Seabed (Bloodaxe Books, 2008), Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard (BBC Radio 3, 2008), and the short story collection Moscow Tales (Oxford University Press, 2013), and has published three poetry collections with Oxford/Carcanet, The Estate (2007), Notebook (2003) and Red House (2011). She has also worked as a consultant for the Royal Court Theatre and other companies in addition to writing her own plays, and from 1995 to 2000 worked for the British Council in Russia. She is joint artistic director of Winchester Poetry Festival with Keiren Phelan, and lives in Sussex.
Books by Sasha Dugdale