These cuts are from her Exorcism CD (SongCrew, 2008).

Music is composed and performed by Bobby Perfect

My First Hurricane

The Gospel According To Magdalene

Larissa Shmailo, born in Brooklyn, New York, is an American poet, translator, novelist, editor, and critic. She is known for her literary translations from Russian to English, particularly her translation of Victory over the Sun and the anthology Twenty-First Century Russian Poetry. Shmailo is an experimentalist and a neoformalist, as well as a spoken word artist. She translated the first Futurist opera, Victory over the Sun, at the age of twenty-two, but began her literary career in earnest in 1993 in New York City’s open mike poetry scene as curator of the Sliding Scale Poetry reading series. She went on from there to win recognition as a poet, translator, novelist, anthologist, editor, and critic in Russia, India, and across the United States.