Ekaterina Voskresenskaya

Wednesday 04 March 2020 -
18:00 to 19:30
Register for the event by emailing: booking@britishcouncil.bg

The British Council in Bulgaria and the University of Sofia present the lecture “Mary Shelley and the Romantic Self”, moderated by Lyubov Kostova (Country Director, British Council in Bulgaria) and Amelia Licheva (poet, literary critic and lecturer at the Department of Theory of Literature at Sofia University).  

The event will be held in English. Access to this event is free but you should book your seat in advance by emailing booking@britishcouncil.bg


Fiona Sampson is a leading British poet and writer. Published in thirty-seven languages, she’s received international awards in the US, India, Macedonia, Albania and Bosnia. A Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, Fellow of the English Association and Fellow of the Wordsworth Trust, she’s received an MBE from the Queen For Services to Literature,and published twenty-nine books.


"Gripping ... Sampson has written a fascinating book." (The Times)

 “Fiona Sampson is a sleuth of a biographer ... rarely has my jaw dropped on so many occasions while reading a biography. ” (Daily Mail)

"Sampson is as adept as Frankenstein himself, giving life to a figure who convincingly aches and bleeds ... the landscapes and interiors within which Sampson's subject moves are as crisply rendered as Frankenstein's own plane of Arctic ice.(Guardian)

During her visit to Bulgaria, Fiona Samspon will present her book "Coleshill", which has been translated to Bulgarian and published by Small Stations Press publishing:

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