Articles Tagged ‘Russian literary translation’

Andrei Gelasimov's "Into the Thickening Fog"

Into the Thickening Fog coverInto the Thickening Fog, my fifth Gelasimov translation (following Thirst, The Lying Year, Gods of the Steppe,and Rachel), has just been published by AmazonCrossing.

This time the author takes us to the equivalent of Yakutsk, where a hometown boy who has made good in Moscow as a film director has returned in the dead of winter to clear his bad conscience, only to encounter a city on the brink of catastrophe as it finds out exactly what extreme cold means when the city's central heating supply partially shuts down and evacuation is not an option. 

Olga Slavnikova's "The Recluse" Featured in Ezra

The new issue of Ezrais just out, featuring my translation of Olga Slavnikova's story "The Recluse"--one of twelve marvelous "train stories" she wrote originally for the Russian Railroads in-train magazine.

If you like this as much as I do, you can find others from this set in various literary magazines: Subtropics, Chtenia, New England Review,and American Reader. And be sure to check out Slavnikova's novel 2017(also my translation).

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