Art of Igor Ponochevny
Igor Ponochevnyi "The Archangel", fragment
Art of Igor Ponochevny

Igor Ponochevny (Игорь Поночевный) is a prolific writer of phantasmagoric short stories as well as a painter, sketch artist, and caricaturist. This time we showcase several of his drawings and sketches.

About the Author:

Igor Ponochevny
Igor Ponochevny
San Francisco, US

Igor Ponochevny (aka Alyosha Stupin, a cartoonist) was born in 1967. He lived in Leningrad where he studied at the Leningrad Art College named after V.I. Serov. After working as an artist, he retrained as a banking attorney, while writing short stories, novellas and novels. In 2015 he emigrated to the US. He lives in San Francisco.

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by Gari Light

These English poems by Gari have the same energy and elegance as his Russian poems, and they are enriched by his multilayered, polyphonic use of the English language to express thoughts and feelings with sophistication and humor.

by Marina Tsvetaeva. Translated by Nina Kossman.

This new edition by Shearsman Press (UK) contains translations of Marina Tsvetaeva’s narrative poems (поэмы). They can be seen as markers of various stages in her poetic development, ranging from the early, folk-accented On a Red Steed to the lyrical-confessional Poem of the Mountain and Poem of the End to the more metaphysical later poems, An Attempt at a RoomPoem of the Mountain, a beautiful requiem for Rainer Maria Rilke, New Year’s Greetings, and Poem of the Air, a stirring celebration of Lindbergh’s transatlantic flight and the quest for the soul’s freedom. These translations were first published by Ardis in 1998 and reprinted by Overlook in 2004 and 2009. The current edtion was published by Shearsman Press (UK) in 2021.

 

 

 

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