Literary Translator for Belarusian and Russian Authors Nadezhda Belenkaya, Vladimir Kozlov, Andrei Dichenko and Mikhail Tarkovsky.
Working on a book (The Skeletons of Nicksville) about my grandfather Nick Gregovich, a notorious Arizona cowboy who was one of the first pilots in history to experiment with cloud-seeding.
Cultural Critic on the Topic of Professional Wrestling, and leading the charge on a collaborative book called The Spectacle of Excess: Essays on the Art of Professional Wrestling. Also check out my wrestling blog: The Spectacle of Excess. Here are some good posts for you to read:
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- I have a new column for Fiction Advocate called The Literary Tourist, in which I interview translators about their recently published books.
- My translation of Nadezhda Belenkaya’s novel Wake In Winter is now available from Amazon Crossing.
- I did an interview with Belarusian media in Russian about translation here. (My answers are translated! I’m not nearly that articulate in my second language.)
- I wrote a book review for New Pop Lit about John Colapinto’s naughty novel Undone.
- My translation of Andrei Dichenko’s short story “Energy” was featured recently on New Pop Lit and nominated for a Pushcart Prize!
- My blog post about the first time I ever watched professional wrestling was featured on The Work of Wrestling, a podcast that examines the artistic elements of professional wrestling.
- My translation of Vladimir Kozlov’s dark and gritty novella “Number Ten” is available on Kindle, and my translation of his novel USSR: The Diary of a Perestroika Kid is available in print and as an ebook from Fiction Advocate. Read an excerpt in Cosmonauts Avenue, and another one in The Moscow Times.
- Andrei Dichenko’s short story “Energy on New Pop Lit
- Excerpt from USSR by Vladimir Kozlov in The Moscow Times
- Another excerpt from USSR by Vladimir Kozlov in Cosmonauts Avenue
- “The Unshakeable Kayfabe of Tommy Rage” in New Pop Lit
- “Little Brother” by Vladimir Kozlov in BODY
- “Brest Fortress” by Vladimir Kozlov in Guernica
- “Before Exams” by Vladimir Kozlov in 3AM Magazine
- “Drill and Song Day” by Vladimir Kozlov from Tin House anthology Rasskazy
- Author/translator interview for Hayden’s Ferry Review
- My article “Cash For Clunkers Doesn’t Utilize Junkyard Efficiency” in New Geography