|Birth Day||April 18, 1977|
|Age||43 YEARS OLD|
Soviet-born poet, translator, academic, and literary critic known for Dancing in Odessa and other works. He was a recipient of both the Lannan Literary Fellowship and the Whiting Writers' Award.
He received a B.A. from Georgetown University and a J.D. from the University of California's Hastings College of Law.
He became mostly deaf at age four.
He married Katie Farris, an American author and academic.