Yuri Andrukhovych is a Ukrainian poet, prose writer, essayist, and translator. His book-length works translated into English include the novels Recreations, The Moscoviad, Perverzion, and Twelve Rings, as well as a collection of essays My Final Territory. He lives in Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine. Vitaly Chernetsky is associate professor of Slavic languages and literatures and director of the Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies at the University of Kansas. He is the author of Mapping Postcommunist Cultures: Russia and Ukraine in the Context of Globalization and coeditor of Crossing Centuries: The New Generation in Russian Poetry. Ostap Kin is the editor of New York Elegies: Ukrainian Poetry on the City. Kin lives in Brooklyn, New York.