Gleb Yuryevich SHULPYAKOV

  • Europe
  • Eastern Europe
  • Russia
Russian

Gleb Yuryevich SHULPYAKOV (essayist, translator, poet, Russia; born 1971, Moscow Oblast) is editor-in-chief for poetry in Novaya Yunost (New Youth) Literary Magazine and reviewer for Ex-Libris, a book review supplement in Nezavisimaya Gazeta (daily newspaper). He is the author of numerous essays and articles about literature and a translator of contemporary British and American poetry. Mr. Shulpyakov represents the best and the brightest of a new literary generation that is seeking greater cultural contact with the outside world while remaining true to its Russian literary roots. Only 28 years old, Mr. Shulpyakov has already established a strong reputation as a rising star in the Russian literary landscape. His verse has been published in the most prestigious Russian literary journals such as Novy Mir, Evezda, Strelets,Volga, and Arion. He is interested in contemporary American literature and major book reviews. He is attending the IWP through the US Information Agency.

Happening Now

  • To mark PEN International’s centennial, Words Without Borders has published a sampler of works by writers committed to freedom of expression. Algerian novelist and scholar Med MAGANI is among them.

  • A fall harvest of book reviews coming in: of The Others by Sarah BLAU (translated from the Hebrew by Daniella Zamir); of LO Yi-Chin’s Farewell, translated from the Chinese by Jeremy TIANG; of Véronique TADJO’s In the Company of Men

  • A fascinating interview with IWP’s Senior Advisor, professor Peter Nazareth, retired from UI’s English Department in spring 2021, after nearly five decades of teaching.

  • Word reaches us that poet HU Xudong  胡续冬, who also taught comparative and world literatures at Peking University (Beida), specializing in Latin American literatures, passed away unexpectedly. RIP, Hu Xudong…

  • We note with sadness the passing of Hiroshi SAKAGAMI 坂上 弘, whose long novelistic career garnered him major literary and cultural honors. A former president of the Japan Writers’ Association, he was until his retirement also the director of Keio University Press.

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