Alice Khantsis was born in Naberezhnye Chelny (Republic of Tatarstan, Russia) in 1976. Since the age of fifteen, she has been writing articles for local newspapers, as well as stories, poems, and songs. In 2006, she moved to Australia. Her short stories have been published in Russian literary magazines in and outside of Russia. Her novel “And Roses Wither in the Heat of January” won the Russian Prize (2012).
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.
This collection, compiled, translated, and edited by poet and scholar Ian Probstein, provides Anglophone audiences with a powerful selection of Mandelstam’s most beloved and haunting poems.