Alexey Karakovski

About the Author:

Alexey Karakovski
Alexey Karakovski
Moscow, Russia

Alexey Karakovski is a poet, literary translator, songwriter and musician who lives in the vicinity of Moscow, Russia. He is the editor-in-chief of “Tochka.Zreniya” (View.Point), an online Russian-language literary journal (https://litpoint.press). Karakovski is the lead singer of the rock group Incident. He participates in many musical projects, e.g. False Testimony, Mandelstam’s Garden, and Curaçao. He performs his songs in Russian, English, and German; some texts have also been translated into French, Spanish, Kazakh, and Hebrew. He recorded two dozen music albums. Karakovski is the author of a dozen books (prose, poetry, non-fiction), a number of publications in literary magazines, such as Khreshchatyk, Day and Night, etc, and art-samizdat, such as Smuggling and Underground Pantheon. He is known for his translations into Russian of beatnik poets, European poets of the Second World War, and folk and rock songs.

Bookshelf
by Ian Probstein

A new collection of poems by Ian Probstein. (In Russian)

by Ilya Perelmuter (editor)

Launched in 2012, “Four Centuries” is an international electronic magazine of Russian poetry in translation.

by Ilya Ehrenburg

Ilya Ehrenburg (1891–1967) was one of the most prolific Russian writers of the twentieth century.  Babi Yar and Other Poems, translated by Anna Krushelnitskaya, is a representative selection of Ehrenburg’s poetry, available in English for the first time.

by William Conelly

Young readers will love this delightful work of children’s verse by poet William Conelly, accompanied by Nadia Kossman’s imaginative, evocative illustrations.

by Maria Galina

A book of poems by Maria Galina, put together and completed exactly one day before the start of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. This is Galina’s seventh book of poems. With translations by Anna Halberstadt and Ainsley Morse.

by Aleksandr Kabanov

The first bilingual (Russian-English) collection of poems by Aleksandr Kabanov, one of Ukraine’s major poets, “Elements for God” includes poems that predicted – and now chronicle – Russia’s aggression against Ukraine.

Videos
Three Questions. A Documentary by Vita Shtivelman
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Poetry Reading in Honor of Brodsky’s 81st Birthday
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