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Alex Cigale

Translator, Russian
Alex Cigales own poems have appeared in Colorado ReviewThe Common Online, and The Literary Review, and his translations in Harvard Review OnlineKenyon Review Online, New England Review, PEN America, World Literature Today, and elsewhere. From 2011 until 2013, he was Assistant Professor at the American University of Central Asia in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, and he is currently a Lecturer in Russian Literature at CUNY-Queens College. A 2015 NEA Literary Translation Fellow for his work on Mikhail Eremin, he edited the Spring 2015 Russia Issue of Atlanta Review. His first book, Russian Absurd: Daniil Kharms, Selected Writings is just out in Northwestern University Press’s World Classics series (February 2017). (Photo courtesy of the author)