Russian poet and essayist Alexei Tsvetkov visited Dickinson College as a guest poet for Semana Poetica VII. During his poetry readings, he presented poems from his recent book "Imena Liubvi" (Names of Love), 2007. He also visited Dickinson as a Scholar in Residence in 2017, where he ran a seminar in poetry translation with Dickinson Russian major. Watch him read his poetry during his 2007 visit:


A collection of images of Alexei Tsvetkov

Currently living in New York City, Alexei Tsvetkov came to Dickinson not only to present his poetry but also to visit his former place of work – he taught Russian Literature at the Russian Department in the 1980's.   

Alexei, well known as an essayist, dedicated one of his essays to his visit, where he reflects on his experiences at Dickinson College.