About the Author  

Literary prizes
Andrei Bely Prize
Leningrad, 1983
For poetry, essays and poetry translations in samizdat
The Paris Prize for Russian Poets
Paris, 1991
For her book of verse, "A Chinese Journey"
The Alfred Toepfer Pushkin Prize
Hamburg, 1994
For poetry
The European Poetry Prize
Rome, 1995
For her book of verse, "The Wild Rose"
"The Christian Roots of Europe,"
a literary prize in honor of Vladimir Solovyov
Vatican, 1998
For poetry
The Alexander Solzhenitsyn Prize
Moscow, 2003
For poetry and essays
The Durrës International Festival of Poetry Prize
The Onuphrius Iconographer Prize
Albania, 2006
Inolit Prize
Moscow, 2006
For translation of Paul Celan’s verse and an essay on him
Best Book for Young Children
Moscow, 2007
For her book "How I Transformed"
Kamposanp’ero Prize
Italy, 2010
"For verse of extraordinary power and a constant search for the divine in people and things"
Dante Aligheiri Prize
Rome, 2011
The jury has concluded that her works "in the best sense embody poetry as a journey to the center of humanity's vocation, renewing the experience of our greatest poet Dante Alighieri"
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