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Author: Polina Barskova

Polina Barskova is a poet and a scholar, author of twelve collections of poems and two books of prose in Russian. Her collection of creative nonfiction, Living Pictures received the Andrey Bely Prize in 2015 and is forthcoming in German with Suhrkamp Verlag and in English with NYRB. She edited the Leningrad Siege poetry anthology WRITTEN IN THE DARK (Ugly Duckling Press, 2016) and has three collections of poetry published in English translation: THIS LAMENTABLE CITY (Tupelo Press, 2010), The Zoo in Winter (Melville House, 2011) and Relocations (Zephyr Press, 2013). She has taught at Hampshire College, Amherst College, and Smith College. In 2021, she will be teaching Russian Literature at the University of California at Berkeley.

Air Raid
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Air Raid

Ugly Duckling Presse

Poetry. Translated by Valzhyna Mort. The Siege of Leningrad began in 1941 and lasted 872 days, resulting in the most destructive blockade in history. Already shaken by Stalin's purges of the '30s, Leningrad withstood the siege at a great human cost....

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