Victor Pogostin

Victor Pogostin was born in Moscow and graduated from the Moscow State Institute for Foreign Languages’ School of Translators. After his return from military service in long-range naval reconnaissance aviation, he defended his PhD, on Ernest Hemingway’s Nonfiction. He worked for many years at the Academy of Sciences’ Institute of Sociology, while writing and translating as a freelancer for newspapers and literary magazines throughout the former Soviet Union. He has compiled, edited, and written introductions and commentaries for over a dozen books by North American authors, including the works of Ernest Hemingway and John Steinbeck. In 1993 he relocated to Canada with his wife and son.


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