Igor Severyanin

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Igor Severyanin
St. Petersburg, the Russian Empire - Tallinn, Estonian SSR

Igor Severyanin (real name: Igor Vasilyevich Lotarev) was born on May 4, 1887, in St. Petersburg, the Russian Empire, and died on December 20, 1941, in Tallinn, Estonian SSR, USSR). Igor Severyanin was a Russian poet of the “Silver Age” and a translator from Estonian and French. He was one of the most prominent representatives of Russian futurism. he was the first Russian poet to use the word “futurist” as well as the founder of the egofuturist movement.

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 at his disposal – 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.)

by Andrey Kneller

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.

by Osip Mandelstam

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.

by Kristina Gorcheva-Newberry

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.


by Victor Enyutin

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.

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