Andrey Sergeev (Russian: Андре́й Я́ковлевич Серге́ев, 3 June 1933, Moscow – 27 November 1998, Moscow) was a Russian writer and translator. His book The Stamp Album was awarded the Russian Booker Prize in 1996.
Andrey Sergeev was known for his translations of English poetry, in particular, of the works by T.S. Eliot, W.H. Auden, and Robert Frost. In the 1950s, he belonged to the literary group centered on Leonid Chertkov, the so-called Chertkov group. However, Sergeev's own literary works appeared in print only in the 1990s. Sergeev's novel memoir The Stamp Album was awarded the Russian Booker Prize in 1996.
Sergeev died after being hit by a jeep in 1998.
Publications in English
- Sergeev, Andreĭ (2002). Stamp album: a collection of people, things, relationships and words. Glas.
- "Andrei Sergeev. Stamp Album. A Collection of People, Things, Relationships and Words". Glas 28.
- "Archive" (in Russian). Russian Booker Prize.
- "Poets Receive Prose Booker". The Current Digest of the Russian Press. 48 (51): 19. January 15, 1997.
- Андреевский исход (in Russian). Bizness & Baltiia.
- Андрей Яковлевич Сергеев (in Russian). Словарь "Новая Россия: мир литературы" («Знамя»).