Shamshad Abdullaev


Shamshad Abdullaev (b. 1957) is the leading poet of the “Fergana School.” He was awarded the Andrei Bely Prize for poetry (1994), the Russian Prize of the Boris Yeltsin Center (2006; also short-listed in 2014), and a residency at the American Academy in Rome by the Joseph Brodsky Memorial Fellowship Fund (2015). Other translations of Abdullaev’s work by Alex Cigale have appeared in Modern Poetry in Translation, Literary Imagination, The Manhattan Review, St. Petersburg Review, TriQuarterly, and Words Without Borders.

  • August 23, 2017 Shamshad Abdullaev
    John, “Fallen Angel,” August 29, 2010   Here and Now Here he is sitting across from the balcony door;the wind will blow – a wound. The rustling lightblushes and fades in the rectangular mirror – th…