Collection: Eugene Ostashevsky

Eugene Ostashevsky is a poet and translator who was born in Leningrad, USSR, grew up in New York, and currently lives in New York and Berlin. His poetry collection The Pirate Who Does Not Know the Value of Pi, published by NYRB Poets, discusses the pitfalls of pirate-parrot communication. Its German edition won the 2019 International Poetry Prize from the City of Muenster. An earlier collection, The Life and Opinions of DJ Spinoza, published by Ugly Duckling Presse, offers an ironic take on rationality. His  translation titles include OBERIU: An Anthology of Russian Absurdism, the first collection of writings by Alexander Vvedensky and friends in English.
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