Maria Stepanova is one of the most visible figures in post-Soviet culture. The poet, essayist, and journalist is the author of nine poetry collections and a recipient of several Russian and international literary awards (including the prestigious Andrey Bely Prize and Joseph Brodsky Fellowship). She is the founder of the Colta, the only independent crowd-funded source of information that exists in Russia today, with 900,000 unique visitors per month.
Russian appetizers will be provided.
Related event: Maria Stepanova will speak on Wednesday, April 6, on "Time Backward: Putin's Russia in Search of Identity." Read more here.