Alex Cigale

Alex Cigale’s poems have appeared in Colorado Review, the Common Online, and the Literary Review, and his translations in Kenyon 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 the poet Mikhail Eremin, he edited the Spring 2015 Russia Issue of Atlanta Poetry. His translation of Daniil Kharms, Russian Absurd: Selected Writings is out from Northwestern University Press’s World Classics series.


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