Festival Internazionale
di Letteratura a Venezia
3 6 Aprile 2019

Italian bibliography

Leningrad, bilingual edition, edited by Daniela Rizzi and Luisa Ruvoletto, Collana Incroci di civiltà n.3. Cafoscarina 2019.

Igor Vishnevetsky RUSSIA

Thursday, 4 April — 11.30 am — Auditorium S. Margherita Ca' Foscari


Igor Vishnevetsky, born in 1964, is a Russian poet and writer, author of essays on History of Literature and Music. He published ten volumes of prose and poetry, some of which have been translated in other languages. His works regularly appear on various Russian literary magazines, such as Novyj mir. He has mostly been living in the United States since 1992, where he obtained his PhD at Brown University in 1996. He then taught in several high schools, continuing his scientific, literary and editorial activity. He is also the author of a film based on his work Leningrad. He is currently living in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

On the occasion of the Festival, the 'Incroci di civiltà' book series has published Leningrad, edited by Daniela Rizzi and Luisa Ruvoletto, who supervised the translation work of the students Paolo Bertini, Giulia Falcomer, Annagiorgia Migliorini and Maria Vittoria Nicolis.

Booking is now closed, but there are still some seats available. We advise you to come to the venue 15 minutes prior to the beginning of the event.

Igor Vishnevetsky will converse with


Daniela Rizzi — Università Ca' Foscari Venezia


The conversation will be in English (simultaneous translation available); free admission, booking required.

In collaboration with Dipartimento di Studi Linguistici e Culturali Comparati