Translator, Poet, Fiction Writer, Essayist
Bakhyt Kenjeev was born in 1950. He graduated from Moscow State University, Faculty of Chemistry. He has received several literary prizes, including: Anti-Booker (2004), Anthologia (2005) and Russkaya Premiya (2009). He is a recipient of the Canada Council for the Arts Grant (2009). He lives on and off in Canada, US and Moscow, Russia.