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Russian Conversations


These brilliant and original stories, Tara Bergin’s first collection, were composed from notes and observations made in the streets, the metro and the train stations of St. Petersburg .

‘Small is not only beautiful but also powerful, as these exquisite and sensitive stories prove’ – Sara Maitland

About Tara Bergin

Tara Bergin was born in Dublin. Russian Conversations, a collection of short stories, was her first publication in 2005. In 2006 her story ‘The Italian is Not My Songbird’ was broadcast on Radio 4 as part of their Opening Lines series for new writers. Her articles have appeared in Northern Review and Acknowledged Land. Other publications include work in Modern Poetry in Translation, Poetry Review and Poetry London. She is currently a research student at Newcastle University studying the poetry of the Russian writer Marina Tsvetaeva. Tara became a member of the Mudfog board of editors in 2006.

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