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.

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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