Georgy Gennys (1954, Moscow, Russia) is a poet, writer, and translator. In 1976, he graduated from the Institute of Foreign Languages. Then worked in a publishing house and on television. He has authored several poetry books. His works have appeared in magazines and anthologies. In 2019 he was shortlisted for the Andrei Bely Prize. He also translated from French and English.
In this collection of 34 short stories, author Alexis Levitin, travel set in hand, takes the reader on a journey across several continents – and even into space – exploring the joys of chess and its effect on the lives of those who play.
In this collection, Andrey Kneller has woven together his own poems with his translations of one of the most recognized and celebrated contemporary Russian poets, Vera Pavlova.