Press Release | "Manuscripts Don't Burn" Fundraising Campaign to Support Students Affected by War or Persecution

January 29, 2023

Tamizdat Project Inc. is launching a two-month campaign “Manuscripts Don’t Burn” to support undergraduate students forced to leave their home countries either due to Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine or persecution in Belarus and Russia itself for their anti-war stance.

  • On January 30, 2023, we are opening

Tamizdat: Publishing Russian Literature in the Cold War (International Conference at Book Exhibit)

Contraband manuscripts from the Soviet Union, published abroad with or without their authors’ knowledge or consent, served as a powerful weapon on the literary fronts of the Cold War. Comprised of texts rejected or never submitted for publication at home but smuggled through various channels and printed elsewhere, tamizdat