A. Molotkov is selecting 10 poets, mostly Oregonians, to appear in his series, “Waking Up Into Speech.”
He has selected the following poets for Waking Up Into Speech:
Born in Russia, A. Molotkov moved to the US in 1990 and switched to writing in English in 1993. He is the winner of the New Millennium Writings and E. M. Koeppel fiction awards, as well as Boone’s Dock Press poetry chapbook contest for his True Stories from the Future. Molotkov’s work won an Oregon Poetry Association contest and was selected for a floor theme in a new Kaiser Permanente medical office building. His fiction and poetry has appeared in over 70 publications and received two Pushcart nominations. A.Molotkov’s work in other art forms has also been well received. He runs the Moonlit Poetry Caravan critique group in Portland, and serves as co-editor of The Inflectionist Review and co-organizer for Portland’s Walt Whitman 150 project. Molotkov’s new translation of an Anton Chekhov short story was just published by Knoph/Random House for their Everyman Series edition of fishing stories. Visit him at AMolotkov.com.