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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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poetry

November 2013

Archaeology: Five Miniatures

Abdelfattah Kilito

TR. Clare Finburgh

TR. Marina Warner

poetry

November 2013

Painting Adam has just tasted the forbidden fruit; he has bitten into the apple and he’s condemned to roll...

feature

April 2017

Symbols Made Me Hardcore

Joe Bucciero

feature

April 2017

‘A Sound System, like the property of any system, is the interaction of the sum of its parts.’ —...

Interview

October 2015

Interview with Marine Hugonnier

Izabella Scott

Interview

October 2015

Like the figures found in a spread of Tarot cards, an artist can assume a variety of viewpoints and characters...

 

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