Yury Mikhaylovich Kublanovsky (Russian: Ю́рий Миха́йлович Кублано́вский; 30 April 1947 in Rybinsk) is a Russian poet, essayist, critic and art historian, known for his dissident past, started in the informal literary union SMOG. The author of dozens of lyrical books appearing in America, France, and Russia.


Yuri Kublanovsky was born in the family of the actor and teacher of Russian literature. His grandfather, a priest, was shot in 1930. In the house of his grandmother kept the atmosphere of pre-revolutionary Russia. Despite the fact that his parents were communists, he was baptized.

He was fond of painting, with 10 years of experience in the art studio at one time wanted to be a painter. Poems, by his own admission, he began to write in 14–15 years. He started with the avant-garde, considering that resist official Soviet literature can only be non-traditional ways.[1] He took the example of appearing in print the early years of thaw in Western surrealists, Russian futurists. In 1962 he went to Moscow and showed his poems to Andrey Voznesensky. He approved it.

From October 1982 to 1990 he lived as an emigre (Paris, Munich). Joseph Brodsky and Solzhenitsyn praised the poet.[2]

Kublanovsky has received the Solzhenitsyn Prize, Mandelstam Prize, New Pushkin Prize.[2]

Poem books


  1. ^ Павел Крючков Юрий Кублановский: Есть нити, тайные пока… // Фома. — № 6 (29). — 2005. — С. 102.
  2. ^ a b Сергей Чупринин. Русская литература сегодня. Новый путеводитель p.538