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.
The Gray Area: An Open Letter to Marjorie Perloff
Dear Marjorie: I AM WRITING TO YOU personally, because as an admirer of your work — which is grand in scope ...