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Kirill Medvedev Rocks Creative Time Reports May 12, 2014: Wow! Amazing poetry at Creative Time Reports! Kirill Medvedev shares his poem “Comrade Kots,” so called after the FSB’s (Russia’s secret police) nickname for him, after the [...] by

Avant-Garde Cooptation April 7, 2014: What follows is a brief account of avant-garde cooptation at work in conceptual writing and the related practice of “curating” digital archives of experimental art and literature. First what was [...] by

Village Voice Votes Ugly Duckling Presse Best Small Press of 2013! October 18, 2013: The Village Voice’s Best of New York 2013 just hit newstands throughout the boroughs and on the interwebs. This year’s Arts and Entertainment section included categories honoring the Best [...] by

Free Verse Was Doubly Forbidden: Kirill Medvedev Provokes on Behalf of ‘Pussy Riot’ October 1, 2013: Robert Baird of the New Yorker documents Kirill Medvedev’s conflict with police at Pussy Riot’s pre-trial hearing: One bright April day last year, the Russian poet Kirill Medvedev visited [...] by

The New York Times Reviews Kirill Medvedev’s It’s No Good March 21, 2013: Kirill Medvedev’s new book (in English), It’s No Good, has been reviewed in The New York Times! (We wrote a bit about it here and here.) Now it is the turn of one Dwight Garner, who [...] by

Jeff Parker Describes the Power of Kirill Medvedev for LARB February 7, 2013: Jeff Parker has reviewed and contextualized Kirill Medvedev’s It’s No Good (Ugly Duckling Presse/n+1) for The Los Angeles Review of Books—we pointed you to excerpts from the book [...] by

Read Excerpts from Kirill Medvedev’s It’s No Good December 28, 2012: So worth a read: Four poems at n+1 from It’s No Good, a new book out from n+1 and Ugly Duckling Presse by contemporary Russian poet, translator, political activist and essayist Kirill Medvedev, [...] by