Anton Yakovlev’s latest poetry chapbook is Chronos Dines Alone (SurVision Books, 2018), winner of the James Tate Prize. He is also the author of Ordinary Impalers (Kelsay Books, 2017), The Ghost of Grant Wood (Finishing Line Press, 2015), and Neptune Court (The Operating System, 2015). The Last Poet of the Village (Sensitive Skin Books, 2019) is a book of Yakovlev’s translations of poetry by Sergei Yesenin. His poems have appeared in The New Yorker, The New Criterion, The Hopkins Review, and elsewhere. His translations have appeared in Exchanges, The Stockholm Review of Literature, Yes Poetry, and elsewhere. Originally from Moscow, Anton is a graduate of Harvard University and former education director at Bowery Poetry Club in New York City.
Gena Gruz. Poems, translated by Anton Yakovlev