Bryan Karetnyk

Bryan Karetnyk is a Wolfson Scholar at University College London. He has translated several major works by the émigré author Gaito Gazdanov, including The Spectre of Alexander Wolf (2013) and The Flight (2016), and is the editor and chief translator of the anthology Russian Émigré Short Stories from Bunin to Yanovsky (2017), which was shortlisted for the Read Russia Prize. He is at present preparing a translation of Yuri Felsen’s debut novel, Deceit.


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Extras: A Short Story by Yuri Felsen

Bryan Karetnyk introduces his translation of “Extras,” a short story by Yuri Felsen, a Russian émigré author whose English-language debut is long overdue....


The Truest Testament: On the Life and Art of Yuri Felsen
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