Boris Dralyuk

Boris Dralyuk is the Executive Editor of the Los Angeles Review of Books.  He is a literary translator and holds a PhD in Slavic Languages and Literatures from UCLA, where he taught Russian literature for a number of years.  He has also taught at the University of St Andrews, Scotland.  His work has appeared or is forthcoming in the Times Literary SupplementThe New Yorker, London Review of BooksThe GuardianGrantaWorld Literature TodayThe Yale ReviewNew England ReviewHarvard ReviewJewish QuarterlyPoetry International, and other journals. He is the author of Western Crime Fiction Goes East: The Russian Pinkerton Craze 1907-1934 (Brill, 2012) and translator of several volumes from Russian and Polish, including, most recently, Isaac Babel’s Red Cavalry (Pushkin Press, 2015) and Odessa Stories (forthcoming from Pushkin Press, 2016).  He is also the editor of the forthcoming 1917: Stories and Poems from the Russian Revolution (Pushkin Press, 2016), and co-editor, with Robert Chandler and Irina Mashinski, of The Penguin Book of Russian Poetry (Penguin Classics, 2015).  His website is bdralyuk.wordpress.com


CONTRIBUTOR ARTICLES

Knowing It Has to End

Noir's rap is bleak, nihilistic, hardbitten. But at heart it's a deeply emotional genre and a deeply nostalgic one....


The Incomplete Cain
PRESS ENTER TO SEARCH, OR ESC TO EXIT