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TEMPORARY SHELTER

August 5, 2021

Temporary Shelter is a novel based on the life of Russian poet Anna Akhmatova. It begins during during turbulent political times when Anna meets poet Nikolay Gumilev. Nikolay charms Anna into falling in love with him. He also creates a place for her in his free-spirited, Bohemian world.  She forges her identity as a poet through love and loss, longing and tragedy. While society is undergoing a transformation, Anna is experiencing a personal one.  She can’t always rely on Nikolay. She must learn to rely on herself and her poetry.

PAPER BRIDGE

January 28, 2021

This is a translation of a selection of Vasyl Makhno's poetry published in Asymptote.

WHEN I MOVED TO THE CITY

January 22, 2021

A long poem published in Apofenie.

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TEMPORARY SHELTER (AN EXCERPT)

October 26, 2020

This is an excerpt from my novel Temporary Shelter.

ABSOLUTE ZERO

July 7, 2020

A soldier's story translated with Oksana Lutsyshyna.

PRAY TO THE EMPTY WELLS

September 1, 2019

Poetry by Iryna Shuvalova translated by Olena Jennings with the author.

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MEMORY PROJECT

November 18, 2018

A chapbook that dives into memories and family history.

SONGS FROM AN APARTMENT

January 25, 2017

A poetry collection that focuses on close friendship and memory.

YOUNG POETS OF THE USA

September 12, 2016

Anthology edited by Taras Malkovych. It includes six poems by Olena Jennings.