Eugen Kluev

About the Author:

Eugen Kluev portrait
photo by / Portrait by Vladimir Ivanovich Geidor
Eugen Kluev
Copenhagen, Denmark

Eugen Kluev is a writer, translator, poet, journalist, lecturer, playwright, doctor of philology, theorist of absurd literature. He is the author of poems and of several textbooks in the field of verbal communication for college-level students. His absurd novel “Between Two Chairs” was at the top of Russian electronic library charts for years. His novel “Boomerang” was nominated for the Russian Booker. Famous Kluev cartoons have been included in school textbooks. In 1996, Kluev moved to Denmark, and in 2005, he obtained Danish citizenship. Kluev’s fairytales, in addition to being published in Russian, were published in English, Danish, French, Polish, Belarussian, and German.

Bookshelf
by Ian Probstein

A new collection of poems by Ian Probstein. (In Russian)

by Ilya Perelmuter (editor)

Launched in 2012, “Four Centuries” is an international electronic magazine of Russian poetry in translation.

by Ilya Ehrenburg

Ilya Ehrenburg (1891–1967) was one of the most prolific Russian writers of the twentieth century.  Babi Yar and Other Poems, translated by Anna Krushelnitskaya, is a representative selection of Ehrenburg’s poetry, available in English for the first time.

by William Conelly

Young readers will love this delightful work of children’s verse by poet William Conelly, accompanied by Nadia Kossman’s imaginative, evocative illustrations.

by Maria Galina

A book of poems by Maria Galina, put together and completed exactly one day before the start of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. This is Galina’s seventh book of poems. With translations by Anna Halberstadt and Ainsley Morse.

by Aleksandr Kabanov

The first bilingual (Russian-English) collection of poems by Aleksandr Kabanov, one of Ukraine’s major poets, “Elements for God” includes poems that predicted – and now chronicle – Russia’s aggression against Ukraine.

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