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.
Every character in these twenty-two interlinked stories is an immigrant from a place real or imaginary. (Magic realism/immigrant fiction.)
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.
This collection, compiled, translated, and edited by poet and scholar Ian Probstein, provides Anglophone audiences with a powerful selection of Mandelstam’s most beloved and haunting poems.
Four teenagers grow inseparable in the last days of the Soviet Union—but not all of them will live to see the new world arrive in this powerful debut novel, loosely based on Anton Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard.
A book of poems in Russian by Victor Enyutin (San Francisco, 1983). Victor Enyutin is a Russian writer, poet, and sociologist who emigrated to the US from the Soviet Union in 1975.