Vyacheslav Kupriyanov



Born in 1939 in Novosibirsk, Siberia.


Poet and freelance translator in Moscow since 1967.


Translator of German poetry (Hölderlin, Chamisso, Novalis, R. M. Rilke, Hofmannsthal, Brecht, Arp, Fried, Grass, Jandl) into Russian, author of criticism and short prose.

Member of Russian Writer’s Association since 1976.
Member of Serbian Writer’s Association since 1999.



Publications (selection)


In Anyone's Tongue, Forest Books, London and Boston, 1992, bilingual edition in Russian and English.


Rainer Maria Rilke, Selected Poems, translated by W. Kuprijanow, German and Russian, 3rd edition 2001.


Two novels and several volumes of poetry were published in Germany.



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