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Ilya Odegov

Contributor

Ilya Odegov

Ilya Odegov is a writer and composer. His first novel, The Sound of the Sunrise, won the Best Modern Kazakhstan Novel prize in 2002.  His prose is published in the largest literary journals of Kazakhstan and Russia. His collections of short stories Alien Life (2008) and Runaways (2010) were nominated for and awarded, respectively, the Russian Prize, and his collection Any Love (2011) won the Maximilian Voloshin Prize. He is the founder of the creative association Fopajaro and lives and works in Almaty, Kazakhstan.

Articles by Ilya Odegov

Old Fazyl’s Advice
By Ilya Odegov
“One ought not to cause offense to people,” said Old Fazyl. “I try never to offend anyone. And one ought not to quarrel with people; it is dangerous to speak unkindly to them. Even if…
Translated from Russian by Rohan Kamicheril
Multilingual
Changing
By Ilya Odegov
In this teeming city, is there none Who might recognize me, walking, Calling: Hey, you, madman! We two might embrace just there, Forgetting our place, surroundings, To swear, laugh, scuffle, Sit in the…
Translated from Urdu by Exmetjan Osman
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