Maria Malinovskaya is a Belarusian-born poet who writes in Russian. She is PhD-student in Contemporary Poetry Studies at The National Academy of Sciences of Belarus and an author of two books. The first one, a documentary poetry project and collection Kaimaniya (2020), is based on authentic speech of people suffering from mental disorders. The second one, The Movement of Hidden Colonies (2020), includes both language and documentary poems. Malinovskaya’s poetry has been published in numerous anthologies and magazines and translated into English, Spanish, Italian, Lithuanian, Ukrainian, Belarusian and Polish. She is a participant of the European Poetry Festival (UK, 2019), the Nordic Poetry Festival (Norway, 2019), the European Camarade (Lithuania, 2019). She lives in Moscow and Gomel.