Vladimir Gandelsman is the 2011 recipient of the highest award for poetry, the Moscow Reckoning Prize. He was born in 1948 in Leningrad, and has been living in the United States since 1990. Gandelsman is the author of eighteen poetry collections and two volumes of collected works, as well as numerous translations of British and American poets into Russian.
Introduction and other poems, translated by Anna Halberstadt
On joy – a bridge falling asleep, translated by Anna Halberstadt