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Maxim Amelin Wins 2013 Solzhenitsyn Prize, New Translations Online - July 2nd, 2013

On May 15th, Maxim Amelin won the prestigious 2013 Solzhenitsyn Prize, an honor given to those Russian writers and scientists–living in Russia–whose work reflects the “rare moral purity and sense of tragedy” that accompanies Russian life. The prize was bestowed by Natalya Solzhenitsyn, Solzhenitsyn’s widow.

We’re pleased to honor Maxim’s accomplishment with the publication of three new translations, available online at Cerise Press (Vol 5.13, Summer 2013) and at Larissa Shmailo’s Twenty-First Century Russian Poetry Anthology. The anthology includes additional Amelin, translated by Matvei Yankelevich, so there’s lots of Amelin to go around!

Warm congratulations to Maxim, and thanks to all the editors that helped these translations along.

Derek MongComment