Don’t miss the presentation of the Fiona Sampson’s new book “Limestone Country”!

On 19 October. Sands Film Studio. 19-30 Prize-winning poet and writer Fiona Sampson asks whether we ignore the influence of ecology and even geology on the ways we chose to live. Do we miss something that is both politically important and intimately concerned with our quality of life? And what do we learn by comparing … Continue reading “Don’t miss the presentation of the Fiona Sampson’s new book “Limestone Country”!”

Fiona Sampson – But is it useful? Poetry in a Changing World

Published in more than thirty languages, Fiona Sampson has twenty-one volumes of poetry, criticism and philosophy of language. She works as an editor and critic. She is Professor of Poetry at the University of Roehampton, where she also edits the international quarterly Poem. Our club is proud to have Fiona as our patron. In her … Continue reading “Fiona Sampson – But is it useful? Poetry in a Changing World”

Fiona Sampson – Poetry in a Changing World

One after another they reveal themselves stepping solemnly into the light creatures great and small all of them strangers all of them naked as the white moths that skitter  round them only half surfacing from the deep dream place where they live and from where they greet you emissaries who arrive out of dark hedges … Continue reading “Fiona Sampson – Poetry in a Changing World”

Dear Friends! ARCC is 2 years old now. WOW! There are years being for us really intensive!

These words were meant to remember with gratitude all of those who helped us! Alexander Rappaport Alena van der Horst Oleg Dozmorov Natasha Rubinstein Ludmila Razumova Mitya Bossky Mihail Soloveichik Svetlana Sapognikova Adam Feistein Maria Gulik Arshak Kuzikian, Alexey Demchenko Fiona Sampson Mihail Umanetz Kristin Milward Richard Evans David Neita Polina Proutckova Anna Zadenec Oleg … Continue reading “Dear Friends! ARCC is 2 years old now. WOW! There are years being for us really intensive!”

Limestone Country

Prize-winning poet and writer Fiona Sampson asks whether we ignore the influence of ecology and even geology on the ways we chose to live. Do we miss something that is both politically important and intimately concerned with our quality of life? And what do we learn by comparing experiences across cultures? Limestone, found across the … Continue reading “Limestone Country”

But is it useful? Poetry in a Changing World

Published in more than thirty languages, Fiona Sampson has twenty-one volumes of poetry, criticism and philosophy of language.  She works as an editor and critic. She is Professor of Poetry at the University of Roehampton, where she also edits the international quarterly Poem. Our club is proud to have Fiona as our patron. In her … Continue reading “But is it useful? Poetry in a Changing World”

Summer Break! Here’s to new beginnings.

The first half of year 2016 was very successful. We invited wonderful poets from Russia and England, like Dmitry Vodennikov, Dmitrij Kuzmin, Dmitrij Vedenyapin, Maria Stepanova, Lev Rubinstein, Fiona Sampson, and Mario Petrucci for readings and conversation;