Michael Romm was born in Moscow and moved to San Diego, California, in 1992, at the age of 24. He writes poetry and short prose in Russian, and, sometimes, translates other authors from English into Russian. Between 2001 and 2019, he published a number of books in Moscow and San Diego.
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.
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.