Evgenia Berkovich is a Russian theater director. She graduated from Kirill Serebrennikov’s workshop at the Moscow Art Theatre School in 2013 and participated in Serebrennikov’s Seventh Studio project. On May 5, 2023, she was arrested on a case of justification of terrorism. Berkovich is charged with justification of terrorism (Part 2, Article 205.2 of the Criminal Code). She was detained on May 4; her house and her relatives’ house were searched. The claims against the director arose from the production of “Finist Yasny Sokol” – the play, as stated in the official announcement, “about the women who decided to virtually marry representatives of radical Islam and go to them in Syria”. Berkowitz pleaded not guilty. “Finist Yasny Sokol.” is a performance by Berkovich, based on a script by Petriychuk. In 2022, it won the Golden Mask Award for Best Dramaturgical Work and Best Costume Designer.
Every character in these twenty-two interlinked stories is an immigrant from a place real or imaginary. (Magic realism/immigrant fiction.)
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.
Four teenagers grow inseparable in the last days of the Soviet Union—but not all of them will live to see the new world arrive in this powerful debut novel, loosely based on Anton Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard.
A book of poems in Russian by Victor Enyutin (San Francisco, 1983). Victor Enyutin is a Russian writer, poet, and sociologist who emigrated to the US from the Soviet Union in 1975.