Mariya (Masha) Deykute is a Russian-American poet, editor, and translator. She is a graduate of the UMass: Boston MFA program and currently teaches rhetoric and creative writing in Nur Sultan, Kazakhstan. She is the co-founder and chief editor of the trilingual journal Angime. Her work in English has most recently appeared in PANK, notokens, Write in the Dot, and Seventh Wave. Her work in Russian has most recently appeared in Daktil and Literranova: an anthology of Almaty writing. Mostly, she writes about the wilderness that exists inside and alongside all of us.