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Alla Gorbunova. Poet, prose-writer, critic, translator. Was born in Leningrad (Russia) on 30 October, 1985. Graduated from St. Petersburg State University, Faculty of Philosophy. Published three poetry books: “The First Love, Mother of Hell” (2008), “The Wine from a Well” (2010) and “The Alpine Ventlight” (2012). Prose was published in journals “Noviy mir”, “Noviye oblaka”. Laureate of literary award “Debut” for poetry (2005). The second book “The Wine from a Well” was included in a short-list of Andrey Bely prize. Participated in Russian and international festivals (Paris Book Salon, “Blood of Poet” Festival in Latvia, “Kievskie Lavry” in the Ukraine, participated in poetry readings in New York and Chicago). The poems are translated into German, Italian, English, Swedish, Finnish, Lettish, Danish, Serbian and French. Alla is an author of book reviews for different journals; translated articles on humanities from English. Worked as a lecturer in philosophy at universities. From 2014 – a member of Andrey Bely Prize Committee.