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Gleb Shulpyakov

Bilingual , 2015/11 International Poetry Nights in Hong Kong The Chinese University of Hong Kong Press

Tags: Literature, Poetry, Translation, Bilingual, International Poetry Nights in Hong Kong

170 x 110 mm , 96pp ISBN / ISSN : 978-962-996-731-4

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This pocket-sized paperback is one of the twenty-two titles published for 2015 Hong Kong International Poetry Nights. The theme of IPHHK2015 is “Poetry and Conflict”. 21 international poets from 18 different places are invited to participate in recitations, symposia and sharing sessions of the Poetry Nights. A recitation focusing on 10 local Hong Kong poets, “Hong Kong Cantonese Poetry Night” is included. This collection seeks to make accessible the best of contemporary international poetry with outstanding translations.

Gleb Shulpyakov graduated from Moscow State University with a degree in journalism, and lives in Moscow. His first poetry collection The Flick (2001) was awarded the prestigious Triumph Prize. The poetry collection A Fireproof Box (Canarium Books, 2011) translated into English by Christopher Mattison, was shortlisted for the 2012 Best Translated Book Award. The English translation of Letters to Yakub (2012) was published in 2014 (Canarium Books). He is currently working on the collection Poems on a Typewriter.

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