About Sasha

Sasha A. Palmer is a Russian-born poet, writer and translator who lives in Baltimore, MD. Her work has appeared in Writer’s Digest, Cardinal Points and Slovo/Word among other online and print publications. Her poem “Storytelling” won first prize and The Most Powerful Piece title in the international poetry contest The Loneliness Project in 2016. Her English translation of Bella Akhmadulina’s  poem “To Boris Messerer” won third prize in the international translation contest Compass Award in 2016.

Sasha has a thing for the word “amateur” and tries to follow the motto she has created: Live for the Love of it.