Danila Davydov just had some poems appear in the new issue of Absinthe and I thought it would be a good time to tell people about an interview I conducted with him about two years ago.
Also, for those of you interested in more contemporary Russian poetry check out the new issue of Jacket Magazine where you can read an interview with Dmitry Kuzmin and poems by Eugenia Ritz and Andrei Sen-Senkov.
In the fall Jacket Magazine and I are doing an issue of contemporary Russian poetry. It will include about thirty young poets.
(Ancient) Egyptian writing - There are a couple of collections of ancient Egyptian literature available in translation, but it's nice to see there's now a Penguin Classics volum...
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