Irina Mashinski

Irina Mashinski is the author of ten books of poetry in Russian. She is co-editor, with Robert Chandler and Boris Dralyuk, of The Penguin Book of Russian Poetry and of the Cardinal Points Journal. Her work has been translated into several languages and appeared in Poetry InternationalPlumeThe World Literature Today, Asymptote, and elsewhere. The essays included in this issue are excerpts from her new book The Naked World forthcoming in September, 2021 from MadHat Press.

  • The Solid Objects of Stagnant Empires by Irina Mashinski

    “The Myth” and “Jew” are two excerpts from The Naked World, a story of four generations of one family,
    Issue #118 June 2021
  • The Russian Senior Building. Newark, NJ | Mercury

    Those who are younger-younger play their bingo,