Bewildering Stories biography
Poems, translations from English and Azerbaijani languages into Russian, essays, and articles by Liana Alaverdova were published in Azerbaijan and the United States where she immigrated in 1993.
Her works appeared in numerous periodicals and almanacs: Novoye Russkoye Slovo, Vestnik, Russian Magazine, Word, The New Review, SlavFile, Vstrechi, Poberezhi’e, etc.
In 1991 Liana received the Korchak award in Azerbaijan for her cycle of poems about Yanosh Korchak, the outstanding teacher and humanist who was killed in Poland in the Second World War.
Her two books of poetry Rifmy [Rhymes], 1997, and Emigrantskaya Tetrad’ [Immigrant’s Notebook], 2004, were presented on Russian American radio and TV. In 2007 MIR Collection published a bilingual book of poems by Liana Alaverdova translated by Lydia Razran Stone “From Baku to Brooklyn.”
Liana lives in Brooklyn and works at the Brooklyn Public Library.
Copyright © 2010 by Liana Alaverdova