Dmitry was born in Gatchina, and spent most of his life in St. Petersburg. He graduated from the Faculty of Philology of the Russian State Pedagogical University named after A. I. Herzen. From 1995 to 1998 he attended Nonna Slepakova’s Literary Society, and since 1998 has been part of V. A. Leikin’s Literary Society. His poems were published offline and on the Internet. He has authored four books of poetry. Member of the Writers’ Union of St. Petersburg. In April 2022, he emigrated to Israel.
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.