A poet, prose writer, translator, and critic, Vyacheslav Kupriyanov was born in
Novosibirsk, Russia, in 1939. He completed his studies in Moscow where he currently lives and works. Over a long and successful career Kupriyanov has published nine books of poetry and prose, most of which have been translated in many European languages. An anthology of his translations of Austrian, German, Swiss and American poets was published in Moscow by the Raduga Press in 2009.
– from the introduction by Dasha C. Nisula in MPT 3/14 Polyphony