About

Oleg Chukhontsev

Poet

Oleg Chukhontsev made his print debut aged 20 in 1958, but soon after fell out of favour with the Soviet literary establishment and began supporting himself mainly as a translator. Since the mid-1980s he has regularly published his own poetry without editorial interference, to steadily mounting acclaim. He was awarded the national ‘Poet’ prize in 2007. He lives in Moscow.

Poems & translations

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