Dmitry Vedenyapin

Dmitry Vedenyapin was born October, 14, 1958, in Moscow. He graduated from Moscow State Pedagogical Institute of Foreign Languages (1995). His works were published only otside the USSR during the Soviet era, but since 1987 his poetry was have been published in numerous magazines including Oktyabr, Novy mir, Znamya, Novaya Yunost, Postscriptum, and many others. Vedenyapin is the author of four poetry collections. He won the Big Moscow Score Poetry Prize in 2010 for the book Mezhdu shkafom I nebom (Between the wardrobe and the sky). His poems have been translated into English. The other important part of Vedenyapins work is translation. He is widely recognized as a translator of both poetry and fiction from English (Michael Cunningham, Bruce Chatwin, Arthur Miller, etc.), French and German.


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