Matvei Yankelevich

Matvei Yankelevich is the author of the poetry collection Alpha Donut (United Artists Books, 2012), and a novel in fragments, 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).  He is one of the founding editors of Ugly Duckling Presse (where he runs the Eastern European Poets  Series), and a member of the writing faculty of the Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts at Bard College.


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The Gray Area: An Open Letter to Marjorie Perloff
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