is a poet, translator and editor. She has published three collections of poetry, the most recent of which is Red House and a fourth, Joy, is forthcoming from Carcanet in November. Joy is a PBS Winter Choice and the collection is named after her long poem Joy which won the Forward Prize for Best Single Poem in 2016. She translates poetry and plays from Russian and has worked with theatres across the UK and US on new productions of contemporary Russian plays. She is currently working on translations of Maria Stepanova’s poems for publication in the UK. Sasha is editor of has Modern Poetry in Translation and co-editor of the international anthology Centres of Cataclysm (Bloodaxe, 2016).