Alla Gutnikova is a poet and activist. She has a bachelor’s degree in Cultural Studies from HSE University in Moscow. At the age of 23 she became a political prisoner. Her final court statement is translated to 11 languages and can be found in n+1, Modern Poetry in Translation, Ostjournal, Le Média, and elsewhere. Her literary works in Russian appeared in F Letter, Greza, Polutona, Flagi, and DOXA. Her debut poetry book in Russian, А fish called Rivka, was published by Babel Tel-Aviv.