Dmitry Kuzmin: A Reading from Recent Work
Event Venue:Russian Bookstore No. 21
174 5th Avenue
New York, NY 10010
Event Date:April 18, 2012
Wednesday, April 18, 2012 - 7:30 PM
Presented by St. Petersburg Review, Cardinal Points Literary Journal and Russian American Cultural Center.
Dmitry Kuzmin is a Russian poet, born in Moscow in 1968, an editor and publisher of present-day Russian poetry, editor-in-chief of ARGO-RISK Publishers (since 1993), Vavilon.Ru Internet Project (since 1997) and Vozdukh (quarterly poetry magazine, since 2006). Kuzmin has translated into Russian poetry of Charles Reznikoff, E. E. Cummings, Charles Simic and other American authors. In 2003, Kuzmin won an Andrew Bely Prize for "services to Russian literature". His poetry in English translation can be found in: Essay in Poetics: Journal of Neo-Formalist Circle, Newcastle, Keel University, 1994 (tr. Robert Reid), Out of the Blue: Russia's Hidden Gay Literature. An Anthology, edited by Kevin Moss, San Francisco: Gay Sunshine Press, 1996 (tr. Vitaly Chernetsky), Crossing Centuries: The New Wave in Russian Poetry, Jersey City, Talisman House Publishers, 2000, (tr. Vitaly Chernetsky). He also contributed to: Amerika: Russian Writers View the United States, Dalkey Archive Press, 2004, and An Anthology of Contemporary Russian Women Poets, University Of Iowa Press, 2005.