Alla Doubrovskaia is a prose writer. In the Soviet Union, she worked as a history teacher, a technical inspector, and a heat regulating technician. Since 1992, she has lived in America. Her prose was published in many Russian-language magazines, such as “Zvezda”, “Octyabr”, “Volga”, “Kreshchatik”, “Novyi Bereg”, “Interpoezia,” and “Zinziver”. Her two novels, “Lone Star” and “Egyptian House,” were published by “Aletheia” (St. Petersburg).
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.