Anna Kreslavskaya was born and grew up in Ukraine (Zaporozhye & Kharkov). A philologist by profession, she worked as a teacher of Russian and world literature. She has been writing poetry her entire life. After she had emigrated, she lived between England and Belgium. Currently, she lives in the Netherlands. She is a winner of the First International (Russian-language) Internet Poetry Contest “The Emigré Lyre”.
In this collection of 34 short stories, author Alexis Levitin, travel set in hand, takes the reader on a journey across several continents – and even into space – exploring the joys of chess and its effect on the lives of those who play.
In this collection, Andrey Kneller has woven together his own poems with his translations of one of the most recognized and celebrated contemporary Russian poets, Vera Pavlova.