Basil Lvoff

About the Author:

Basil Lvoff
Basil Lvoff
New York, USA

Basil Lvoff is a writer, translator of poetry, and a literary theorist. He grew up in Moscow and moved to New York in his early twenties. He has taught Russian language, literature, and history at Columbia University, Hunter College, and New York University. His poems and essays appeared in Novy Mir, Zvezda, and Interpoezia among others, as well as in The New Review, which has recently published his stand-up tragedy devoted to the current war and the future of Russia: Vasily Lvov – That’s What They Call Me.

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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