Sunday 30th April
14:00 - 15:30
Russian poet Maria Stepanova joins Sasha Dugdale, editor of Modern Poetry in Translation for a discussion of Russian contemporary poetry, including Maria’s own poetry. The discussion will feature her recent work which deals with war, schism and linguistic uncertainty. This event is supported by The Queen’s College Oxford and is in partnership with Modern Poetry in Translation.
The author of ten poetry collections and two books of essays. Her current project In Memory of Memory is a book-length study in the field of cultural history. She is the founder and editor-in-chief of the online independent crowd-sourced journal Colta.ru. which covers the cultural, social and political reality of contemporary Russia. Maria Stepanova's visit is sponsored by The Queen's College, Oxford.
Sasha Dugdale is a poet, translator and editor. She has published three poetry collections. Her poem ‘Joy’ won the Forward Prize for Best Single Poem in 2016. She is currently working on translations of Maria Stepanova’s poems for publication in the UK. Sasha is editor of Modern Poetry in Translation and co-editor of the international anthology Centres of Cataclysm (Bloodaxe, 2016).@SashaDugdale