Born in Russia, A. Molotkov moved to the US in 1990 and switched to writing in English in 1993. His poetry collections are The Catalog of Broken Things, Application of
Born in Russia, A. Molotkov moved to the US in 1990 and switched to writing in English in 1993. His poetry collections are The Catalog of Broken Things, Application of Shadows and Synonyms for Silence (Acre Books/Cincinnati Review, 2019). Published by Kenyon, Iowa, Antioch, Massachusetts, Atlanta, Bennington and Tampa Reviews, Pif, Volt, 2 River View and many more, Molotkov is winner of various fiction and poetry contests and an Oregon Literary Fellowship. His translation of a Chekhov story was included by Knopf in their Everyman Series; his prose is represented by Laura Strachan at Strachan lit. He co-edits The Inflectionist Review. Please visit him at AMolotkov.com.
Application of Shadows is comprised of five long poems utilizing non-linear narratives ranging from surrealism to science fiction. The collection examines our place in life and society and our responsibility to one another while offering small opportunities of redemption and meaning-making.
An open-mic will follow; please bring your poetry to read.
(Friday) 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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