The poet Nikolai Klyuev, who was born and brought up in villages near Vytegra and then lived in the town itself for a number of years, is one of the most fascinating and contradictory figures in Russian literature of the early decades of the twentieth century.
Visit the Klyuev museum in Vytegra to learn more about his life and works.
Read a scholarly article on the poet, written by one of the administrators of this web site: Michael Makin, «Whose Kliuev, Who is Kliuev?»
Look at a simple presentation about Klyuev: An Introducton to Nikolai Klyuev
Read a brief chronology of the life of Klyuev: Klyuev Chronology