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Mikhail Yeremin
Poet, Fall 2014


Mikhail Yeremin was born in 1936 in the Caucasus and lives and works in St. Petersburg. He is the author of nine volumes of poetry, each of which he named Poems, and a recipient of the Andrei Bely Prize, the oldest independent literary award in Russia, and “Zinziver” magazine prize. In an interview to Radio Liberty, he describes his literary circle: “We were absolutely free and curious about the world. Freedom and knowledge were very important to us. Finally – we were artists. Actually, strike “were”: while we are still alive, we are artists.”