Publisher: Ugly Duckling Presse; Bilingual edition (December 1, 2015)
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Poetry. Bilingual version. HIT PARADE is a bilingual Russian-English selection of poems by way of the 4 best authors of the Orbita artistic collective, dependent in Riga, Latvia: Semyon Khanin, Artur Punte, Vladimir Svetlov and Sergej Timofejev. even though their paintings is basically written in Russian, the Orbita poets draw on eu, Latvian and Russian traditions and modern scenes. based in 1999, Orbita has released a chain of almanacs of literature and visible paintings and a couple of bilingual Russian-Latvian books of poetry, essays, paintings and images, in addition to 3 audio CDs and a suite of video clips. energetic in multi-media poetry installations for galleries and museums, Orbita has additionally geared up 3 "Word in movement" fairs of poetic video and multi- media paintings in Latvia. Orbita's tasks were well-known with The Latvian Writer's Union Annual Literature Award, the Poetry Days Award, the MAP e-book layout Award, between others. Edited and with an advent by way of Kevin M.F. Platt, this assortment contains translations (often collaborative) via Polina Barskova, Charles Bernstein, Bob Perelman, Julia Bloch, Daniil Cherkassky, Sarah Dowling, Natalia Fedorova, Eugene Ostashevsky, Karina Sotnik, Sasha Spektor, Anton Tenser, Maya Vinokour, Michael Wachtel, Matvei Yankelevich, and Platt himself.