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"Poetry as History": A Poetry Reading by Polina Barskova

Friday, October 8, 2021 7pm to 8:30pm

3203 SE Woodstock Blvd, Portland, OR 97202, USA

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Polina Barskova is a poet and a scholar, author of twelve collections of poems and three 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 anthology of poetry written during the Siege of Leningrad, Written in the Dark (UDP) and has three collections of poetry published in English translation: This Lamentable City (Tupelo Press), The Zoo in Winter (Melville House) and Relocations (Zephyr Press). She has taught at Hampshire College, Amherst College, and Smith College and presently teaches Russian literature at the University of California at Berkeley. Barksova will read in English and Russian.

Free and open to the public. All attendees must wear masks and be vaccinated.

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