Dmitry Garanin was born in mid-50th in Moscow, Russia. Physicist and poet.

Graduated from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology in 1978, worked at the P. N. Lebedev Physisical Institute in the theoretical group of V. L. Ginzburg. Since 1981 graduate student, then assistent professor, then senior scientific associate at Moscow Institute of Radioengineering, Electronics and Automation. Ph. D. Thesis on theory of magnetism (1985, Moscow State University).

During 1978-84 и 1988-89 wrote poems but not pursued publication and was not participating in literary life. In 1986 married the pianist  Elena Kuschnerova.

In 1992 emigrated to Germany with the family and acquired German citizenship, worked at different Universities. Then moved to the USA.  Since 2005 - professor of physics at Lehman College, CUNY. Currently he authors about 130 papers in physical journals. In 2013 elected Fellow of the American Physical Society.

In 2013 published his poems of the Moscow period in the book "Обратный отсчёт" ("The Countdown"). In 2012 resumed poetic activities that resulted in the new book "После перерыва" ("After the Break") (2014, 2015). In 2015 published 8 books of poetry containing poems from the two previously published big books. Currently Dmitry is working on English translations of his poems.

Publications in journals Kreschatik и Asian Signature.

Author page at amazon.

Since Fall 2015 - member of the Pushkin Society of America, Editor-in-Chief of "The Bulletin".

 

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