- Mark Leiderman publishes under the pen-name Mark Lipovetsky. He is the author of 9 monographs and 16 co-edited volumes/ special issues as well as more than a hundred of articles on various aspects of Russian literature and culture of the 20th-21st centuries. He was one of the first scholars who has introduced the concept of postmodernism to Russian literature. His current work is focused on Dmitri Prigov, one of the founding fathers of Russian postmodernism. Lipovetsky oversees the publication of Prigov's collected works and writes a monograph about his oeuvre. Lipovetsky’s books were nominated for Russian Little Booker Prize (1997) and short-listed for the Andrey Bely Prize (2008).. In 2014 he received an award of the American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages for the outstanding contribution to scholarship.