Lunch Poems: Eugene Ostashevsky

3/28/2005; 45 minutes

Born in St. Petersburg, Russia but raised in New York City, Eugene Ostashevsky is a poet, scholar and reckless metaphysician. A book of his poetry, The Off-Centaur, was published by Germ Folios, and his volume The Compleat Unraveller will be published in 2005 by Ugly Duckling Press. He is editor and co-translator of the forthcoming anthology, OBERIU and the Chinars: Russian Absurdism, 1927-1941. Ostashevsky won the 2003 Wytter Bynner Poetry Translation Fellowship for his translations from Russian. He teaches at NYU. (#9097)

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