Call for Work: The HOWL (Humanities Opposition World League)

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Larissa Shmailo

Meredith Sue Willis’s review of my mixed media novel, Patient Women

My new mixed media novel, Patient Women, has an appendix of poetry attributed to its protagonist. Here is a link to Meredith Sue Willis’s review in Books for Readers.
The text of the review follows.
Probably the biggest surprise of my summer reading was Patient Women by Larissa Shmailo. Shmailo is a [ … ]

Larissa Shmailo Readings in New Orleans, Baton Rouge, and Lafayette

I hope my Louisiana friends can join me for these readings sponsored by Unlikely Books.

Tuesday, November 3

Elevator Projects
451 Florida St., Suite 102, Baton Rouge
(in the downtown Chase building)
(337) 207-8713
7pm-9pm FREE; wine provided

Thursday, November 5
Crescent City Books
230 Chartres St., New Orleans
(337) [ … ]

Russian Poetry Launch for Larissa Shmailo’s Patient Women

Forimmediate release
Press contacts:
Larissa Shmailo
Regina Khidekel

Russian Launch Party for LarissaShmailo’s Patient Women
315West 54th Street
NewYork, NY
Tuesday, September 8,2015
7:00 to 10 pm
FREE; open to the public
New York City. A real Russian launch party will celebrate thepublication of poet Larissa [ … ]

Victory over the Sun and Russian Avant NYC 3/11

For immediate release
Press contacts:
Larissa Shmailo
Andrey Gritsman

Victory over the Sun, Futurism, and Russian Silver Age Poetry inTranslation
Intercultural Poetry hosted byAndrey Gritsman
Cornelia Street Café
29 Cornelia Street
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
6:00 pm – 7:45 pm
NewYork City. IconoclasticRussian theater and poetry of the [ … ]

Larissa Shmailo’s translation of Victory over the Sun featured in Russia Beyond the Headlines

Larissa Shmailo’s translation of the first Futurist opera, Victory over the Sun, was featured in Russia Beyond the Headlines:
The translation is now available from Červená Barva Press.

Larissa Shmailo
Scribes Media
253 West 72nd Street #715
New York, NY 10023

WORKSHOP NYC: Anapest, Dactyl, Iamb, Trochee

“Anapest, Dactyl, Iamb, Trochee” is a basic workshop on metric feet and scansion. We will read, write, and recite metric poetry and learn to scan poems using Hart Crane, Dickinson, Poe, Annie Finch, Timothy Steele, and others. Please see the link below for more information.


Victory over the Sun translated by Larissa Shmailo

Victory over the Sun The First Futurist Opera
Translatedby Larissa Shmailo
Editedand with an introduction by Eugene Ostashevsky

Červená Barva Press is pleased to announce the publication ofVictory over the Sun The First Futurist Operaby Aleksei Kruchenykh, Translated by Larissa Shmailo, Edited and with an introduction byEugene Ostashevsky.

Victory over the Sun, one ofthe most important events [ … ]

Dream Traveler: 100 Thousand Poets for Change in New York City


Media Contacts:
Larissa Shmailo
(212) 712-9865

Ron Kolm
(718) 721-0946

Dream Traveler: 100 Thousand Poets for Change in New York City

@ Sidewalk
94 Avenue A, New York, New York 10009
Saturday, September 27, 6–8 pm

New York City: September 27 marks the fourth annual global event of 100 Thousand Poets for Change, [ … ]

Cambridge launch of Larissa Shmailo’s #specialcharacters

Please join me for the Boston-area launchof my new mixed genre poetry collection, #specialcharacters
Wednesday, April 9

at 7:00 pm
Lesley University, Sherrill Library,

89 Brattle St, Cambridge, MA 02138

Featuring PhilipNikolayev and KatiaKapovich, editors-in-chief, FULCRUM: anannual of poetry and aesthetics; GloriaMindock, publisher and editor, Červená Barva Press; Ben Mazer,editor, The BatterseaReview; Zachary Bos,editor, Pen & [ … ]

AWP Bookfair Signing – Larissa Shmailo’s #specialcharacters

Dear Friends:

I will be signing my new poetry collection #specialcharacters at AWP Seattle this Thursday, February 27 between 1:30 and 2:30 pm. Please stop by Unlikely Books table K21 and say hello.

Kind regards,

Larissa Shmailo

Scribes Media
253 West 72nd Street #715
New York, NY 10023

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