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Jonathan Brent
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Biography
Jonathan Brent’s books include Stalin’s Last Crime and Inside the Stalin Archives. He has translated poems by Joseph Brodsky and is currently writing a biography of Isaac Babel. The executive director and CEO of the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, he teaches at Bard College.

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In Print

Vol. 74
Grendel’s Kin: The Monsters Issue
Spring 2020
Edited by Bradford Morrow

Online

September 23, 2020
A poem listens
to both rooms from the middle
ground of its title, the threshold strip
 
September 16, 2020
An exhibit was all you wanted

and me to lay close
my face

like a film behind a curtain
September 9, 2020
When I thought of their home life, I pictured them hunched beside flame, firelight bringing out grime on their faces.

     Between my mother and grandmother, Mrs. Hufferman is always referred to as Lilly.
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