Uilleam Blacker is captivated by “‘Quiet Spiders of the Hidden Soul’: Mykola (Nik) Bazhan’s Early Experimental Poetry.”
Uilleam Blacker is a lecturer in Comparative Russian and East European Culture at the School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University College London. He is co-author of Remembering Katyn (2012) and co-editor of Memory and Theory in Eastern Europe (2013). He has written for the Times Literary Supplement, Open Democracy Russia, and Words Without Borders. He has published fiction in The Edinburgh Review and Stand, and has translated the work of several contemporary Ukrainian authors.
Uilleam Blacker reviews the new Pushkin Collection editions of Isaac Babel and Józef Wittlin.