Ugly Duckling Presse

Tue Sep 5, 6:00 PM

Bela Shayevich and Ainsley Morse

at Hunter College, Lexington & E 68th St, New York

The Division of Russian and Slavic Studies at Hunter College & Ugly Duckling Presse present ‘Poetry of the Lianozovo Group: Vsevolod Nekrasov & Igor Kholin.

A bilingual reading and book talk by translators Ainsley Morse & Bela Shayevich.

The pair will speak about their collaboration on two poets of the Moscow Lianozovo Group (1950-1970s), its nonconformist avant-garde aesthetics, and the challenges of rendering their writings in English.

Readings from I Live I See: Selected Poems by Vsevolod Nekrasov (2013) and Kholin 66: Diaries and Poems (2017).

At Hunter College, East 68th and Lexington Avenue

Faculty Lounge, 8th Floor, Hunter West

FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC — all guests need a photo ID to enter the building. RSVP by emailing russhunter@hunter.cuny.edu to be put on the guest list and expedite the entry process.

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