Matvei Yankelevich Poetry Reading
- Categories: Literary
- Event posted: April 17, 2012
- Last updated: Sept. 16, 2014
- Monday, April 23, 2012, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
- Kansas Union, Alderson Auditorium, 1301 Jayhawk Blvd., Lawrence
- Age limit: All ages
Visiting poet Matvei Yankelevich will read from his work. A question-and-answer session will follow. Matvei Yankelevich is the author of several books of poetry, including Alpha Donut (United Artists Books, 2012), Bending at the Elbow (Minutes Books, 2011), and Boris by the Sea (Octopus Books, 2009). He is the translator and editor of Today I Wrote Nothing: The Selected Writings of Daniil Kharms (Overlook, 2007). His translations of Russian poetry have appeared in many periodicals including Harpers, New American Writing, Poetry, and the New Yorker, and in several anthologies. He is one of the founding editors of Ugly Duckling Presse, and a member of the writing faculty of the Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts at Bard College.