11 × 15 cm
Price: 50 lei
Eugene Ostashevsky is a Russian-American poet, translator, and scholar. His books of poetry include Iterature and The Life And Opinions of Dj Spinoza, both published by Ugly Duckling Presse in Brooklyn. He has appeared in Best American Poetry, and received awards from the Fund for Poetry, the New York Foundation for the Arts, and the Deutscher Akademischer Austaschdienst (DAAD). Ostaschevsky has received the National Translation Award, the Best Translated Book Award, the NEA, and the PEN/Heim for his translations, mostly of Alexander Vvedesnky and Daniil Kharms. As librettist for contemporary classical music, he has had his work performed internationally.
Fivehundred places is a press established by Jason Dodge in an attempt to bring new readers to some of the poets that have been so important to his thinking and working over the past decades.
With a single printing of 500 copies, each book will find itself in one of 500 places.
Each Fivehundred places book also features a Dead Scissor by Paul Elliman on its cover.