Peter Golub

Peter Golub was born in 1982 in Moscow. At the age of seven he moved to Salt Lake City, Utah with his family. He received a B.A. from University of Utah, double majoring in Russian and Philosophy. He is currently working on his MFA, and teaching, at University of Nevada, Las Vegas. This is his first journal publication. His work can be found on the online magazine Zone (

Peter Golub’s translation of Julia Idlis’ “(“someone walks on the parquet”)” appears in Caketrain Issue 04.

Caketrain is a literary journal and press based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Our interest is in bringing you, reader, the very best in contemporary creative writing, full stop. Our goals are for each issue of our journal to submerge you in a birthing tank for gelatinous language monsters, young masses of tentacular foci undulating as directed (in all, at once) by our eclectic stable of contributors; for each new book we publish to seduce and ensnare you, sometimes intangibly, always undeniably; and for you, reader, to be able to draw at least one passage from our banks that prods your mind with such precision and power that it feels as if it was written for your eyes alone. To wit and to whet, here is a snippet, a slight nip of our delicious lit mix:

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ISSN 1547-6839.

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