Passacaglia : Magazine : A Public Space


Focus Daniil Kharms
Translated by Eugene Ostashevsky and Matvei Yankelevich

The quiet water swayed at my feet.

Log in to read the rest.

If you are a subscriber but do not currently have online access, please contact us to link your subscription at

Not a subscriber?

Not yet a subscriber? Join us now, and become a part of the conversation.

No. 02

No. 02


Daniil Kharms was barely published in his lifetime, though he was well-known for his nontraditional public readings and other performances. Recent English translations of his work include Incidences (Serpent’s Tail) and The Blue Notebook (Ugly Duckling Presse). ​


A Public Space is an independent, non-profit publisher of the award-winning literary and arts magazine; and A Public Space Books. Since 2006, under the direction of founding editor Brigid Hughes the mission of A Public Space has been to seek out and support overlooked and unclassifiable work.


A one-year subscription to the magazine includes three print issues of the magazine; access to digital editions and the online archive; and membership in a vibrant community of readers and writers.

For Just


Subscribe Today

A Public Space
149 E 23rd St #B
New York, NY 10010

Privacy Policy

General Information
Subscription Help