The Orion

Poems convey voices from Russian history

Sarah Pike, director, introducing the two guest speakers Meryl Natchez and Kate Transchel at the Wednesday night reading in Trinity Hall. Photo credit: Maisee Lee

Sarah Scharf

March 6, 2014

Meryl Natchez describes her first encounter with the works of Russian poets Anna Akhmatova, Nikolay Gumilev and Polish poet Osip Mandelstam as exciting.Natchez presented her recently published collection of translations of these poets, "Poems from the Stray Dog Cafe," on Wednesday at a reading in Trinity Hall 100.The poems seemed so...

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Poems from the Stray Dog Cafe