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Poet Maxim Amelin Wins Solzhenitsyn Award
26.02.2013 11:56
Poet Maxim Amelin Wins Solzhenitsyn Award

Poet Maxim Amelin has become the winner of Alexander Solzhenitsyn Award of 2013. 

The award has been given to Maxim Amelin “for innovative experiments, which are broadening borders and possibilities of lyrical poetry, for development of diverse traditions of Russian poetry and for extensive educational activity for the good of polite literature”, as the award press release explains. The winner will receive 25 thousand US dollars.

To Maxim Amelin is 43 years old. He is the author of several books of poetry, and is also known as a translator from Latin and Classical Greek.

Alexander Solzhenitsyn Award has been handed over since 1998.  The award is given to writers living in Russia and writing in the Russian language. 

Oleg Pavlov, Elena Chukovskaya, Vladimir Bortko, Inna Lisnyanskaya and others became winners of Solzhenitsyn Award. Two times the award by way of exception was given posthumously: to Konstantin Vorobyov and Victor Astafyev.


Author: Vera Ivanova

Tags: Russian Poetry Maxim Amelin Russian Literature Alexander Solzhenitsyn  

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