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Elina Alter

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Contributor

Elina Alter

Elina Alter is a writer and translator living in New York. Her recent translations from Russian have appeared or are forthcoming in Poetry, Modern Poetry in Translation, the New England Review, The Paris Review Daily, and the Nashville Review. She is an oral history fellow at the Yiddish Book Center and the editor of Circumference, a journal of translation and international culture.

Articles by Elina Alter

There’s No Getting Out
By Olga Bragina
we won't recognize this city anymore
Translated from Russian by Elina Alter
Multilingual
The Water Freezes
By Alla Gorbunova
Your cheeks are pinked with Parnassus rose.
Translated from Russian by Elina Alter
Stories from “Ings & Oughts”
By Alla Gorbunova
It wasn’t a plane at all, but a car flying through the sky.
Translated from Russian by Elina Alter
Multilingual
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