Megumi Kaizu is an artist, writer, educator, and translator. She has exhibited her artwork internationally and published her poetry, fiction, essays, reviews and translation in journals and anthologies. She studied art and Russian at University of Oregon and Moscow State University and is working toward a Master’s degree in philosophy with Certificate in Philosophy of Art at CUNY Graduate Center. She is the recipient of the IAP fellowship from the New York Foundation for the Arts, and the Red Dot Award from the Art Students League of New York.