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Vladimir Mayakovsky

Translated by Katie Farris & Ilya Kaminsky

‘I’m in no hurry; I’ll not storm your dreams’

Vladimir Mayakovsky

Vladimir Mayakovsky (1893–1930) was a Soviet activist, poet and playwright, and an important figure in the Russian Futurist movement.

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Translated by Katie Farris

Katie Farris is the author of boysgirls, Thirteen Intimacies and Mother Superior in Hell. She is the co-translator of several books of poetry including Gossip and Metaphysics: Russian Modernist Poems and Prose.

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Translated by Ilya Kaminsky

Ilya Kaminsky was born in 1977 in Odessa, former Soviet Union, and arrived in the United States in 1993 when his family was granted asylum by the American government. He is the author of Deaf Republic (Faber) and Dancing in Odessa (Ark), co-translator of Dark Elderberry Branch: Poems of Marina Tsvetaeva and co-editor of Ecco Anthology of International Poetry. He teaches at Georgia Institute of Technology and lives in Atlanta.  

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