Anna Osipova was born in 1976 in Yakutsk. She studied at the Yakutsk Art School named after P.P. Romanov, as well as at the Far Eastern State Academy of Arts in Vladivostok. A recipient of the Russian Academy of Arts diploma, she participated in many regional, national, and international exhibitions, in addition to six personal shows. She has been a member of the Union of Artists of Russia since 2007. Her paintings are in the National Art Museum of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) in Yakutsk, the Surikov Art Museum in Krasnoyarsk, and in private collections in France, Germany, USA, China, Israel, Canada, Estonia, and Russia.
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.