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Elena Fanailova
Elena Fanailova (b. 1962) is a Russian poet and journalist with Radio Liberty. In 2010 she was awarded the Best Translated Book Award for The Russian Version (Ugly Duckling Presse). Once noted for her verbal pyrotechnics, where slang and rhythmical breaks undercut high art conventions, Fanailova is currently experimenting with absence of poetic affect.

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Two New Poems

poetry

January 2016

Elena Fanailova

TR. Eugene Ostashevsky

poetry

January 2016

(POEM FOR ZHADAN)   This (my) country will be the death of you Its military mathematics Its secret services Its illusions and constructs Its...

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May 2013

Haneke's Lessons

Ricky D'Ambrose

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May 2013

‘Art is there to have a stimulating effect, if it earns its name. You have to be honest, that’s...

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Issue No. 14

In Search of the Dice Man

Emmanuel Carrère

TR. Will Heyward

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Issue No. 14

Towards the end of the 1960s, Luke Rhinehart was practicing psychoanalysis in New York, and was sick and tired...

poetry

October 2012

Saint Anthony the Hermit Tortured by Devils

Stephen Devereux

poetry

October 2012

  Sassetta has him feeling no pain, comfortable even, Yet stiffly dignified at an odd angle like the statue...

 

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