YANKL KARPINOVITSH (b. ca. 1888)
He was a Soviet Yiddish writer, born in Lahoysk, Minsk Province, the brother of Moyshe Karpinovitsh. He worked for many years as a proofreader and preparer of manuscripts for the press at the state publishing house of Ogiz. His work appeared in the anthology Shloglerishe trit (Traumatic steps) (Minsk, 1932). He translated Ivan Lichev’s Potyomkintses (Sailors on the Potemkin [original: Potemkintsky]) (Minsk: State Publ., 1936), 179 pp.