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Isaac Sligh

Isaac Sligh is Associate Editor of The New Criterion. He served as the magazine’s eighth Hilton Kramer Fellow in Criticism. A graduate of the University of the South, Isaac worked as the head curator of the Ralston Listening Library and Archive in Sewanee, TN, one of the nation’s largest collections of recorded classical music and a charitably endowed venue for audiophile listening. He is currently translating a novel with his wife by the bestselling Russian author Viktor Pelevin, for which they received a 2020 RusTrans Award for Russian-to-English Translation. Isaac has lived and traveled in the Caucasus and usually writes on classical music, Renaissance poetry, and Eastern European culture.

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