Еlena Кalashnikova, 10 - 24 October 2016
Elena Kalashnikova (Russia) is a freelance journalist, scholar, curator and organiser of series of literary and music events in Moskow. Her book "From Russian with Love: Interviews with Literary Translators" (Novoe literature obozrenie, 2008) was awarded in 2009 by the reputable magazine Innostranaia literatura and in 2008 got the honourable diploma of the Guild of the Masters of Literary Translation for "the outstanding contribution to the development and traditions of literary translation in Russia".
She has also edited "Übersetzer sind die Wechselpferde der Aufklärung" (Berlin, Frank & Timme GmbH, 2014) and is author of the series "Jerusalem parables".
Elena Kalashnikova will be an artist-in-residence in the period 10-24 October 2016. During her residency stay Lena will be working on the second volume of her book, interviewing prominent Bulgarian translators of Russian literature such as Zdravka Petrova, Ivan Totomanov, Gela Georgieva, Penka Keneva, Daria Haralanova.
Program of events with Elena Kalashnikova in Sofia: