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Eugene Ostashevsky & Elisa Biagini Poet Elisa Biagini visiting from Florence reads her work in Italian and poet Eugene Ostashevsky reads his translations in English

May 18, 2011 @ 10:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Elisa Biagini lives in Florence, Italy after having taught and studied in the U.S. for several years. Her poems have been publishedin several Italian and American reviews and anthologies. She has published 6 poetry collections- some biligual- such as “L’Ospite”, (Einaudi,2004) and “Fiato. parole per musica” (2006). Her new collection came out in 2007 (“Nel Bosco”, Einaudi). Her poems have been translated into English, German, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Croatian, Japanese, Slovak, Russian, Serbian, Arabic and Chinese. She has translated several contemporary American poets for reviews, anthologies and complete collections (“Nuovi Poeti Americani” Einaudi, 2006). She teaches Creative Writing-Poetry, Travel Writing, Literature and Art History in American Universities in Italy and abroad.

Eugene Ostashevsky is aRussian-born American poet from New York City. His books include the poetry collections The Off-Centaur, (New York: Germ, 2002); Iterature (New York: Ugly Duckling, 2005); Infinite Recursor or The Bride of DJ Spinoza (New York: StudioRADIA / Ugly Duckling, 2006) and Chapbook EnterMorris Imposternak, Pursued by Ironies (Ugly Duckling). He also translates widely and edited a volume of Russian 1930s writings in translationcalled


May 18, 2011
10:00 pm - 11:00 pm