Editor-in-chief of scientific journal Gostinaya
PresidentofORLITA(Union of Russian writers of America)
Poet, prose writer, philologist
Member of the Editorial Board of The 45th parallelliterary almanac (Philadelphia, PA, USA)
Education and Degrees
Diploma: Odessa State University, Philology Faculty
Academic title: Professor, University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA, USA)
- Theory of dramatic genres
- Chekhov’s dramaturgy
- Art of decision-making (in literature, films and chess)
Bella Akhmadulina International Prize Laureate (2012)
Konstantin Paustovsky Prize (2010)
BOOKS & COLLECTIONS:
The Other Shore: Slavic And East European Culture Abroad. Past and Present. Charles Schlaks: California, 2012. Editor.
Quantum Works in the Planet of Arts. UK: Paraphilia, 2010. Editor.
About Angels: A Treatise. Translated into German by Kirstin Breitenfellner. Graphics by Ernst Neizvestny. Switzerland: PanoVerlog, 2003
About Angels, About God, About Poetry: A Treatise. Livingston Press, 2002.
A Concept of Dramatic Genre and the Comedy of a New Type. Chess, Literature, and Film. Carbondale & Edwardsville: Southern Illinois University Press, 2002.
A Systems Approach to Literature: Mythopoetics of Chekhov’s Four Major Plays. Westport Ct. : Greenwood Press, 1997.
Prince Igor’ In Search Of Glory: A Poem About Poem. Tenafly, N.J.: Hermitage. Publishers, 1996