Moreino, Sergey

Born in 1964, since 1988 writer - poet, prose writer and essayist - and translator from German, Latvian and Polish, living in Riga.
After studying mathematics at the State University in Moscow from 1981 - 1987 and literature at the Moscow Institute for Literature and Linguistics between 1991 and 1993, he had more than 350 publications in literary magazines and books, esp. poetry translations from German (Georg Trakl, Gottfried Benn, Paul Celan, Günter Eich, Karl Krolow, Hans Magnus Enzensberger, Heinz Czechowski, Klaus Merz, Durs Grünbein), Latvian (Aleksandrs Čaks, Ojārs Vācietis, Olafs Stumbrs, Uldis Berzins, Jānis Rokpelnis, Juris Kunnoss, Maira Asare, Jānis Elsbergs, Andra Manfelde) and Polish (Czesław Miłosz, Wojciech Pestka) to Russian. Member of the Latvian Writers' Union since 1991, he achieved several literary prizes, both Russian and Latvian, in December 2017 the renowned Andrey Bely prize in St. Petersburg.

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