Vlad Pryakhin

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Vlad Pryakhin
Moscow region, Russia

Vlad (Vladimir) Pryakhin was born in 1957 in Tula, Russia. He lived in Tula, Smolensk, the Baltic states, and in Moscow. In the 1980s he published The Idealist, a samizdat journal of poetry and prose. Since 1992, his poems and short articles have appeared in literary magazines in Russia, as well as Latvia, Poland, as well as in various international online magazines. He is the author of eleven books of poetry and experimental prose. In 2012, he became the editor and publisher of “The Environment”, now known as “Tonkaya Sreda” (www.sreda1.org), an international literary almanac. From 2017 to 2021, he was the editor of a portal dedicated to poetry and art. A winner of several literary awards, he participated in free verse festivals in Moscow and St. Petersburg.

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.

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