Anne O. Fisher

Senior Lecturer


PhD and MA, Slavic Languages and Literatures (Russian Literature), University of Michigan
BA, Russian, University of Oklahoma

Courses Taught

TRNSLTN 709 – Literary Translation
TRNSLTN 710 – Comparative Systems in Translation
TRNSLTN 719 – Introduction to Translation: Russian to English
TRNSLTN 729 – Advanced Translation: Russian to English
TRNSLTN 820 – Translation Theory

Selected Publications

(Forthcoming) Maxim Amelin, co-translated with Derek Mong, The Joyous Science: Selected Poems of Maxim Amelin (White Pine Press: Buffalo, 2018).

(Forthcoming) Ksenia Buksha, The Freedom Factory (Phoneme Media: Los Angeles, 2018).

(a one-act play for two women, translated for performance) Julia Lukshina, “Nervous,” 2018.

Aleksey Lukyanov, “Annus Mirabilis (Anus Horribilis).” World Literature Today Vol. 92, No. 3 (May 2018), 56-59.

“From Sign to Sound: Rendering Linguistic Play in Krzhizhanovsky’s The Poetics of Titles,” in DELOS: A Journal of Translation and World Literature, Vol. 32 (2017), pp. 20-26 (also available at

100 Stikhotvorenii o Moskve. Antologia / 100 Poems about Moscow: An Anthology, ed., coll. Artyom Skvortsov, trans. ed. Anne O. Fisher (B.S.G.-Press: Moscow, 2016).

Red Star Tales: A Century of Russian and Soviet Science Fiction by Andrey Platonov, Konstantin Tsiolkovsky, Arkady and Boris Strugatsky, et al., ed. Yvonne Howell, trans. ed. Anne O. Fisher (Russian Life Books: Montpelier, 2015).

Margarita Meklina, “Four Hands,” in Flash Fiction International: Very Short Stories from Around the World, eds. James Thomas, Robert Shapard, and Chris Merrill (W. W. Norton & Company, Inc.: New York, 2015), 131-133.

“Adapting Paratextual Theory to the Soviet Context: Publishing Practices and the Readers of Il’f and Petrov’s Ostap Bender Novels,” in The Space of the Book in Russia’s Social Imagination, ed. Miranda Remnek (Toronto University Press: Toronto, 2011), pp. 252-280.

Ilya Ilf and Evgeny Petrov, The Twelve Chairs (Northwestern University Press: Evanston, 2011).

Ilya Ilf and Evgeny Petrov, The Little Golden Calf (Russian Life Books: Montpelier, 2009).