Dmitry Golynko, born in 1969 in Leningrad, is a poet, literary and art critic, and a scholar of history and cultural theory. He holds advanced degrees in Russian Language and Literature as well as Art History from one of St. Petersburg’s premier universities, the State Pedagogical University.
Dmitry Golynko’s books of poetry include Homo Scribens, As It Turned Out, The Directory, Concrete Doves, and most recently What It Was and the Other Arguments. Golynko is a recipient of numerous fellowships including CEC ArtsLink Residency at UPenn, DAAD Artists-in-Berlin Program, KulturKontakt Austria and International Writing Program at the University of Iowa. Currently he teaches film theory and works as an independent scholar in the field of contemporary visual culture.
Poetry Books: What It Was and the Other Arguments. Moscow: New Literary Observer, 2013; As It Turned Out. New York: Ugly Duckling Presse, 2008; Betonnye golubki. (Concrete Doves). Moscow: New Literary Observer, 2003; Directoriia. (The Directory.) Moscow: Argo-Risk; Tver: Kolonna, 2001; Homo scribens. Saint-Petersburg: Borey-Art, 1994.