Boris Dralyuk

Boris Dralyuk

Boris Dralyuk holds a PhD in Slavic Languages and Literatures from UCLA and has been a lecturer in Russian at the University of St Andrews.

His work has appeared in the Times Literary SupplementThe New YorkerWorld Literature Today and other journals. He is the translator of Leo Tolstoy’s How Much Land Does a Man Need (Calypso Editions, 2010), A Slap in the Face: Four Russian Futurist Manifestos (Insert Blanc, 2013), Anton Chekhov's Little Trilogy (Calypso Editions, 2014), and Isaac Babel’s Red Cavalry (Pushkin Press, 2014); co-translator of Polina Barskova’s The Zoo in Winter: Selected Poems (Melville House, 2011) and Dariusz Sośnicki’s The World Shared: Poems (BOA Editions, 2014); and author of the monograph Western Crime Fiction Goes East: The Russian Pinkerton Craze 1907–1934 (Brill, 2012). He received first prize in the 2011 Compass Translation Award competition and, with Irina Mashinski, first prize in the 2012 Joseph Brodsky/Stephen Spender Translation Prize competition.