Mother, lover, dreamer, scribbler, poet, politics addict, restless mind.
Nara Hodge describes herself as a lover of words who is forever in love with the sheer beauty of written word and in awe of the fiercely overwhelming power of poetry.
Nara is an award - winning poet who writes poetry in English and Russian. In 2017 she was nominated for the Russian Literary Awards 'Poet of The Year'. Twenty- two of her award-nominated poems in Russian were published in the Poet of The Year 2017 nominees’ poetry collection.
In 2018 Nara’s poetry was published in the Anthology of Russian Poetry.
Nara Hodge has been awarded ‘Pushkin 220th Anniversary’ medal in recognition of achievements in Russian literature.
Nara’s poetry in English has been published by Spill Words Press ana in Harness Magazine.
A believer in therapeutical writing, she often uses writing to express her pent-up emotions and to untangle her restless thoughts. She refers to her writing in general as Restless Reflections, which is also the title of her first poetry collection in English.
For her complete published poetic work in Russian visit her poetry page here
Nara has a Bachelor's degree in Philology of Russian Language & Literature and a Master's degree in English & Historical Studies.
She lives with her family in beautiful Oxfordshire, England.
" I let the words live through me"
” I touch with words”