Art, Protest, and Poetry in Russia with Galina Rymbu
Friday, October 29, 2021 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Galina Rymbu is a poet, activist, and founding co-editor of F pis’mo, the first-ever Russian magazine and platform dedicated to feminist and queer writing. Rymbu also edits Gryoza, a website for contemporary poetry. She is the co-founder and co-curator of the Arkadii Dragomoshchenko Prize for emerging Russian-language poets. In 2020, Rymbu edited F Letter: New Russian Feminist Poetry, a collection of poems by feminist and queer Russian-language poets. Life in Space, a collection of her poetry translated into English by Joan Brooks and others, was published by Ugly Duckling Presse in 2020. In this session of Art & Protest, Rymbu will read a selection of her poems from F Letter and lead us in a discussion on contemporary Russian feminist poetry and what it implications for feminist political action today.
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