A brilliant writer whose voice we need. Compassion and social justice combined with skilled dialog and language precision are some of the aspects that make her stories alive and truly memorable. Can’t wait to read what she writes next!” —Katerina Stoykova-Klemer

Katerina Stoykova-Klemer is the author of several poetry books in English and Bulgarian, most recently Between a Bird Cage and a Bird House: Poems (2023, University Press of Kentucky and How God Punishes (2017, Broadstone Books), which won the Ivan Nikolov National Poetry Prize in Bulgaria in 2014.

For the past several years, Janet has been working on her first novel.