""A superb and vigorous imagination, a poetic talent of rare and beautiful proportions, whose work is surely destined to be widely and enthusiastically noticed and applauded. This is the start of a brilliant career.""Anthony Hecht
""Kaminsky is more than a promising young poet; he is a poet of promise fulfilled. I am in awe of his gifts.""Carolyn Forché
""Passionate, daring to laugh and weep, direct yet unexpected, Ilya Kaminsky's poetry has a glorious tilt and scope.""Robert Pinsky --Review
I really enjoyed these poems. I will be reading more of his work.
That's all I have to say but more words are required. There we go.
Wonderful book of intelligent writing. I highly recommend this book for anyone who loves poetry. A little bit more advanced.Published 21 months ago by Sarah Koplowitz
Dancing to Odessa was suggested to me by a young poet, and I am so glad he turned me on to this book. Read morePublished on August 30, 2012 by chelofilm
Book Review of "Dancing in Odessa" by Ilya Kaminsky
Many have spoken in awe when considering Kaminsky's youth. Read more
It is amazing to see someone who did not grow up with English manipulate it so well. His story is beautiful and inspiring. Read morePublished on April 13, 2009 by Marcel Falestiny