Ekaterina Shidlovskaya, popular Russian poetess.
Born September 20 in Moscow
Ekaterina - daughter of a Soviet
diplomat (Vladimir Shidlovskiy)
who worked in Libya for a long time, Ekaterina spent much of her childhood in
Tripoli as well as Moscow. She studied East poetics and philosophy and due to
her family's position enjoyed access to books by Russian and foreign authors banned
in Soviet Russia.
from the Plekhanov Academy of Economics in Moscow in 1997.
1995 attended poetry lectures by I. Volgin and Yu. Levitansky at the Gorky Literature Institute in Moscow
from Moscow State University (MGU), philosophy school, in 2010
is a member of the Russian Writers' Union
since 2004, and a member of the Russian Literature Foundation and Moscow Literature Foundation since 2005
The debut collection of poetry, When Night Scatters Away, came out in 2003
A new collection
of poems, Morning Due, is to be published in 2010.
- When Night Scatters
Away (collection of poetry)
- Morning Due (collection of poetry)
- A project
in the Applause magazine (poems for M. Zvyagintseva
and M. Simak's pictures)
- Project in the Applause
magazine (poems for photographs by V. Klavikho)
- Project in the Delphis
magazine (philosophy as poem)
- Runs her own blog in Stikhi.ru, a gateway
to Internet sites for poetry
- Compiled a cycle of poems about women for beauty
pageants and social projects
- Compiled a cycle of religious poems and poems
about Russia for social projects
won the 1994 Miss Moscow title at Russia's first official beauty contest.
Other beauty titles include a Vice Miss International 1996 and Miss Crystal Crown of Russia 1996 contest