Ross Ufberg

Ross Ufberg lives in New York City and is a PhD student in the Slavic Department at Columbia University. He spent a few years in Russia, and one year in Israel, where he was a goat herder. He is a writer and translator: Memoir of a Gulag Actress, co-translated with Yasha Klots, was published in 2010. Klots and Ufberg have also translated a novel by Sergei Dovlatov, entitled The Outpost. Currently, Ross is working on a translation of the memoirs of Polish writer, Marek Hlasko, and a collection of works by Polish poet, Anna Frajlich. These days, he is also a radio programmer at WKCR Radio in New York City, where he hosts a country music show. If he's not at his work station, or the radio station, he is probably hiking.

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