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 ( 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.

by Yulia Fridman

A book of poems by Yulia Fridman.

“I have been reading Yulia Fridman’s poems for a long time and have admired them for a long time.” (Vladimir Bogomyakov, poet)

by Nikolai Zabolotsky

A collection of early poems by Zabolotsky, translated into English by Dmitri Manin. “Dmitri Manin’s translations retain the freshness of Zabolotsky’s vision.” – Boris Dralyuk

by Art Beck

A collection of essays and reviews by Art Beck. “These pieces are selected from a steady series of essays and reviews I found myself publishing in the late aughts of the still early century.”

by Alexis Levitin

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.

by Aleksandr Kabanov

A book of wartime poems by Alexandr Kabanov, one of Ukraine’s major poets, fighting for the independence of his country by means of words and rhymes.

by Mark Budman

Every character in these twenty-two interlinked stories is an immigrant from a place real or imaginary. (Magic realism/immigrant fiction.)

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