With a career spanning more than 20 years, Robert Chandler is one of the best known and most prolific translators of Russian into English. He has translated classic authors such as Pushkin and Leskov, as well as more contemporary writers like Grossman, and his translations of Platonov have won prizes. He recently completed a translation of Velimir Khlebnikov’s poem about the Volga famine.
Henriette Cederlöf is a PhD student in Russian literature at BEEGS (Baltic and Eastern European Graduate School). She is currently completing her thesis about the 1970s fiction of the Strugatsky brothers.