Summer 2010


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SLS Russia is on hiatus until 2011

Captiving images of the Siege of Leningrad Blockade: Now and Then.

SLS Russia-08 video: Ten Years of White Nights, by Ken Calhoun.

Welcome to the website of Summer Literary Seminars in St. Petersburg, Russia—the largest independent international writing conference in the world.




"This was truly a wonderful experience, one that I will treasure for many years. The quantity and variety of options was amazing, and the support staff was truly excellent. I don't know how you managed to keep it all organized and on track. My only regret is that I couldn't do the whole 4 weeks!" --Susanna Bredenberg (SLS '06)

Please note that University credits are available through Concordia University.

Multimedia Feature:
Moscow poet Dmitry Prigov reads at the Anna Akhmatova Museum during SLS 2002.

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Literary Feature:

This Unfinished City, an essay by Mikhail Iossel, SLS Program Director - Meditations on St. Petersburg and the Tercentennial.


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