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"Undeniably well-written, her clear commitment is to creating dialogue between Russia and its own peripheries". Alisa Ganieva's "The Mountain and the Wall" – among ten best contemporary books about Caucasus according to "The Calvert journal" (UK).

 

The Spanish resource TuLibrera recommends the Spanish translation of Alisa Ganieva’s “The Mountain and The Wall”.

 

 

For two starting weeks of July 2017 Alisa Ganieva is for the third time teaching Global literature and creative writing classes in the Iowa University's “Between the Lines” program (USA).

 

 

Alisa Ganieva in the Mail.ru’s material about women of different nationalities and their adjusting to Moscow.

 

 

A review on the Dutch translation of Alisa Ganieva’s “The Mountain and the Wall” came out in Netherlands.

 

 

Alisa Ganieva's American translator Carol Apollonio about "The Mountain and the Wall" and the upcoming "Bride and Groom"

 

 

Alisa Ganieva took part in the June anti-corruption protests in Moscow. The German newspaper Die Welt has published her essay about what she saw.

 

 

Alisa Ganieva made a small contribution to the new issue of Spanish Granta magazine dedicated to Earth.

 

 

Alisa Ganieva spoke on several public events of the first International book festival in Irkutsk near lake Baikal.

 

 

In the beginning of May Alisa Ganieva and other Iowa’s International Writing program’s alumnus gathered together in Morocco to discuss the problems of identity and belonging.

 

 

Recently Alisa Ganieva presented her new short story published in the "Millionaire.ru" magazine. The event took place in one of the most popular Moscow libraries.

 

 

Alisa Ganieva was among writers who signed a letter in defence of the journalists, threatened by Chechen officials and clergy.

 

 

Alisa Ganieva’s short story “Thirteen came out in Italy in Gulia Marcucci’s translation. It is published in the anthology called «Falce Senza Martello: Racconti post-sovietici

 

 

Alisa Ganieva's short story Thirteen translated by Isaac Stackhouse Wheeler appeared in The Missing Slate American magazine as a story of the week.

 

 

Alisa Ganieva's article about the recent anti-corruption meetings in Russia came out in the German newspaper Die Welt.

 

 

Alisa Ganieva’s interview came out in the Norwegian Fett magazine

 

 

In the end of March Alisa Ganieva took part in the Zeitinburnu 2d International short story festival in Istanbul (Turkey)

 

 

 

 

 

In March 2017 Alisa Ganieva’s "The Mountain ans The Wall" came out in Netherlands under the title of "De Russische muur"

 

 


On the 21st of March 2017 the Russian Channel One (the main channel of the country) starts broadcasting Pavel Bardin’s TV series "Salam Mascow". Alisa Ganieva was a part of the writers’ group and wrote a special episode for this film. It will be on air on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 00-30.

 

 

 

 

 

Alisa Ganieva took part in the London Book Fair-2017.

 

 

 

 

A new German review on Alisa Ganieva's novel Bride and Groom („Eine Liebe im Kaukasus“) came out: 

"Das Meer ist eine der Schlüsselmetaphern des Romans. Für die Figuren hat das Kaspische Meer eindeutig einen befreienden Charakter. Diese kathartische Wirkung evoziert den Eindruck, dass es hier um viel mehr geht als um zwei gebrochene junge Herzen. Es bleibt das Gefühl, dass Petjas Ausbruch aus diesem geschlossenen Kreis als ein erstes Anzeichen für die grundlegende gesellschaftliche Wende in Dagestan aufzufassen ist, die noch ansteht".

 

 

Alisa Ganieva's novel's French edition "La montagne du festin" came out in Gallimard.

 

 

As part of 2016's UK-Russia Year of Language and Literature, six creatives (including Alisa Ganieva, Super Furry Animals' Gruff Rhys, Joe Dunthorne plus others) took the 4000km Trans-Siberian Railway journey from Moscow to Siberia. Over the course of the trip, the writers and artists collaborated on music, conversed, witnesses a lesser-seen part of the world and more. Their experiences have been compiled into this documentary, The Storytellers.

      Don't panic Magazine (London)

 

 

Alisa Ganieva – in the Top-5 list of the contemporary writers you should know (Russia).

 

 

On the 8th of February in Barcelona Alisa Ganieva participated in two public events. One was at the University of Barcelona, the other  at NCO CIEMEN. The events were associated with her participation in the Faber Art Residency in Olot, Catalonia.

 

February 7, Alisa Ganieva gave a public talk in the Darder Museum in Banyoles, Spain, together with British-Catalonian writer Mathew Tree.

 

 

Alisa Ganieva was a guest on a talk-show where the main topic was "Having many children in the family". The programm was broadcast on the Russian TV  channel Kul'tura on 23 January.

 

 

On January 22 Alisa Ganieva took part in the anti-Trump Women's March in Barcelona.

 

 

Alisa Ganieva became one of the guests of the Faber Art Residency in Olot (Catalonia, Spain).

 

 

"This year, as I watched wide-eyed and drop-jawed the deeds and choices of my fellow humans, I read books that probe the alarming sensation of impotence in the face of inertia. Alisa Ganieva’s The Mountain and the Wall, translated from the Russian, struck me as eerily portentous"

      Asymptote, a US journal dedicated to literature in translation

 

 

Deutschlandradio Kultur, а German radio station, broadcast a 40-minutes program dedicated to Alisa Ganieva’s Bride and Groom ("Eine Liebe im Kaukasus”) and other books about the Caucasus.

 

"Libros y literatura" published a warm review of Alisa Ganieva's "La montaña festiva".

 

Alisa Ganieva, along eighty-nine other writers, journalist, politics, scientists and civil rights activists, signed an open letter in support of the arrested Russian historian Yury Dmitriev.

 

Alisa Ganieva joined writers resigning the Russian Pen Center to protest its conformist policies.

 

 

A Switzerland newspaper Neue Zürcher Zeitung published a review of Alisa Ganieva’s novel Bride and Groom ("Eine Liebe im Kaukasus”).

 

 

“What did the best Russian writers reading in 2016?” Alisa Ganieva answering the question of the Russian RBK media resource together with other writers.

 

Alisa Ganieva was among the signatories of an appeal to Vladimir Putin demanding that  imprisoned Ukrainian film director Oleg Sentsov be freed.

 

 

Germany's  Der Spiegel chose twenty-four books which would make a good presents for the Christmas holidays, including Alisa Ganieva’s novel Bride and Groom ("Eine Liebe im Kaukasus”).

 


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