Benjamin Musachio

Ph.D Candidate

B.A. in Slavic Languages and Literatures with Honors and Distinction, Stanford University (2017)

M.Phil. with Distinction in Modern Languages and Literatures (Russian), Lincoln College, University of Oxford (2019) – studies supported by the Clarendon-Polonsky Fund.


Benjamin's Research interests:

The Anglo-American reception of 20th-century Russian literature; the history of Russian literature and culture in Latvia; Soviet literary institutions

Selected Publications

Benjamin Musachio. “Where Writers Were Made: The Soviet Writerly Family in Houses of Creativity.” The Russian Review. Oct., Vol. 81, Issue 4, 2022, 705-723.

Benjamin Musachio. “Pushkinalia III, 2020: ‘…Вновь я посетил…’ Pushkin in Transit.” Pushkin Review. Vol. 22-23. Ed. Joe Peschio and Igor Pilshchikov, Slavica: Bloomington, 2021, 179-187.  

Bendzhamin Muzakkio. “Dubulti: k istorii latviiskogo LITFONDA i Doma tvorchestva pisatelei. Rizhskii al’manakh. No. 10. Ed. Irina Tsigal’skaia, Riga: LORK, 2020, 134-147.

Benjamin Musachio. “Doctor Zhivago and Modern American Conservatism.” Novoe o Pasternakakh. Conference Proceedings for “Poetry and Politics in the 20th Century: Boris Pasternak, His Family, and His Novel Doctor Zhivago.” Ed. Lazar' Fleishman, Moskva: Azbukovnik, 2017, 572-580.