is a Russian poet and writer, born in Tajikistan in 1968. He received a degree in medicine from Yaroslavl State Medical Academy. He has published seven books of poetry, prose poems, and visual poetry. Recent publications include Slash (Moscow, 2008; in collaboration with Alexei Tsvetkov Jr.) published at Dmitry Kuzmin’s Argo Risk Press, and A God Suffering from Astrophilia (New Literary Observer Press: Moscow, 2008). His work has been translated into English, Italian, Serbian, Montenegrin, German, French, Estonian, Albanian, Dutch, Ukrainian, Slovenian, and Polish. He was awarded the Turgenev Festival Prize for short prose in 1998 and in 2006 was nominated for Andrei Bely Prize. Anatomical Theatre, will be published in 2011 by Zephyr Press.