Julia Pikalova

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Julia Pikalova
Como, Italy

Julia Pikalova is a Russian poet. Born in Moscow, she is a graduate of St. Petersburg State University (Masters degree of Philology) and of California State University (Masters in Business Administration). Pikalova started writing about 8 years ago. Julia’s poetry has been published in many Russian literary magazines in Canada, the US, Europe, and Russia. In December 2020, Julia’s book The First, containing 500 poems, premiered in Moscow. In December 2021, it was followed by a bilingual book Camminare sull’aqua, published in Italy; the translations were made by Paolo Statuti who has been translating Russian classics for more than 50 years.

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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