Arvo Mets (1937 – 1997)
Born in Estonia, and educated at St. Petersburg Universityand at Literary Institute in Moscow. lived most of his life in Moscow where he edited several literary magazines, including Novy Mir New World. Started writing poetryin the early 1960s,and also translated Estonian poetry to Russian. Three criticallyacclaimed collections of hispoetry miniatures were published in Moscow and Tallinn.His Selected Poems appeared in Moscow in 1992.