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In Memory of a Banyan Tree: Poems of the Outside World: 1985 to 2022
Three Wooden Trunks
The Country Where Everyone’s Name Is Fear: Selected Poems


bulletECCENTRIC DAYS OF HOPE & SORROW is short-listed for the Griffin Prize for Poetry!

May 29, 2022

Lost Horse Press is proud to announce that Natalka Bilotserkivets’ Eccentric Days of Hope & Sorrow, translated by Ali Kinsella and Dzvinia Orlowsky, has been short-listed for the Griffin Prize for Poetry. We at Lost Horse Press—publisher, editor, poet, translators—are over the moon about this news. We have all of our digits crossed that our […]


May 20, 2022

Lyudmyla Khersonsky’s poem, “Buried in a human neck—a bullet,” from the recently released THE COUNTRY WHERE EVERYONE’S NAME IS FEAR (Lost Horse Press, 2022), edited by Katie Farris and Ilya Kaminsky, is featured today in the NEW YORK TIMES MAGAZINE. 

bulletPOETRY MESA, a resource list for Ukrainian poetry and poets

May 09, 2022

We would like to share a link to POETRY MESA, a resource list for Ukrainian poetry and poets, featuring Iryna Shuvalova, Halyna Kruk, Iryna Starovoyt, along with Ukrainian literary scholar Dr. Vitaly Chernetsky, created and published online by Judyth Hill and Catherine Marenghi, poets, co-founders of Poetry Mesa.

bulletThe Lost Horse Press Contemporary Ukrainian Poetry Reading at the Y

April 27, 2022

Join us to hear and celebrate the important voices of several Ukrainian poets featured in the Lost Horse Press Contemporary Ukrainian Poetry Series.

bulletLyuba Yakinchuk Reads A Poem at the 2022 Grammy’s

April 05, 2022

Poet Lyuba Yakimchuk reads a poem from Apricots of Donbas at the 2022 Grammy Awards ceremony in Las Vegas. It was an honor to perform FREE tonight along with Lyuba Yakimchuk, Siuzanna Iglidan, Mika Newton, and our incredible choir. — John Legend (@johnlegend) April 4, 2022

bullet“Untitled” by Serhiy Zhadan

April 04, 2022

Read the Ukrainian novelist and poet’s haunting evocation of war published at MoMa Magazine. Click Here

bulletApricots of Donbas review in LA Review of Books

March 16, 2022

War Poetry in Ukraine: Serhiy Zhadan and Lyuba Yakimchuk February 22, 2022COMMENT Ever since Russia annexed Crimea in 2014 and soon after stirred the conflict in the southeast region of Donbas, the theme of war has figured prominently in Ukrainian prose and poetry. The ongoing war has inspired two poetic anthologies in English translation,Letters from […]

bulletWinner of the IDAHO PRIZE FOR POETRY 2021

October 03, 2021

Lost Horse Press is delighted to announce the winner of the Idaho Prize for Poetry 2021—selected by final judge Ilya Kaminsky—is Lisa Allen Ortiz’s STEM. Ilya Kaminsky’s comment about Lisa’s manuscript: “Beautiful manuscript of lyrical poems that surprise as much as they they tell the truth about one’s day, one’s life. There is honesty here […]

bulletLOST HORSE PRESS Autumn 2021 Book Launch

September 30, 2021

Mark your calendar for CULTIVATING VOICES LIVE POETRY‘s first October reading on Sunday, 3 October 2021 at 12pm PST, 3pm EST, 8pm GMT, 10pm EEST! A showcase of new titles from LOST HORSE PRESS, including two new collections from the LOST HORSE PRESS CONTEMPORARY UKRAINIAN POETRY SERIES: Lyuba Yakimchuk’s APRICOTS OF DONBAS and Natalka Bilotserkivets’ […]

bulletLost Horse Press has moved to Washington State!

September 21, 2021

Lost Horse Press and publisher Christine Lysnewycz Holbert have moved to Liberty Lake, Washington to be closer to family. We are almost settled in, thankfully just before Winter sets in, and we look forward to releasing many more poetry collections from our lovely new location by the Lake. Cheers!