PEN Atlas: Kirill Medvedev on copyright

In 2003, Russian writer Kirill Medvedev announced that he would no longer accept copyright in his works. Here he discusses intellectual property, the concept of the common good and his vision for the future of ideas.

Read ‘Copyright’ here.


Kirill Medvedev’s first book in English, It’s No Good: poems / essays / actions, was co-published by n+1 and Ugly Duckling Presse in 2012; a new, expanded edition appeared from Fitzcarraldo in 2015. Find out about It’s No Good and buy it through our book partner Foyles.

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