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.

by Yulia Fridman

A book of poems by Yulia Fridman.

“I have been reading Yulia Fridman’s poems for a long time and have admired them for a long time.” (Vladimir Bogomyakov, poet)

by Nikolai Zabolotsky

A collection of early poems by Zabolotsky, translated into English by Dmitri Manin. “Dmitri Manin’s translations retain the freshness of Zabolotsky’s vision.” – Boris Dralyuk

by Art Beck

A collection of essays and reviews by Art Beck. “These pieces are selected from a steady series of essays and reviews I found myself publishing in the late aughts of the still early century.”

by Alexis Levitin

In this collection of 34 short stories, author Alexis Levitin, travel set in hand, takes the reader on a journey across several continents – and even into space – exploring the joys of chess and its effect on the lives of those who play.

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 of 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.)

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