John Ashbery

Maintenant #40: Sergej Timofejev

A urbane, grounded, naturalistic stylist, the power of his poetry has allowed him to implement numerous innovations in a region associated with formalism. Experiments with poetry and music / art installations / performance / video & even computer games, have seen his popularity soar in Latvia, though he remains a poet writing in Russian.

an interview with Sergej Timofejev ( Latvia ) by SJ Fowler

Maintenant #32: Primož Čučnik

A gifted and precise poet, Čučnik manages to be both graceful and free enough to catch the ear and yet rigorous and languid enough to seem resonate.

an interview with Primož Čučnik( Slovenia ) by SJ Fowler