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Olga Overdevest-Possokhova was born on December 7, 1986 in Astana, Kazakhstan. She started writing poems at the age of 12. The first time her poems in Russian language were published in 2004 in one local newspaper and received loud reactions from other poets. In 2006 she moved to New York, where she started writing in English. In 2009 she went back to her country. In June of 2012 she received her bachelor degree in Translation Studies successfully introducing her translation of the poem by R.Kipling "Ïf" to the Committee of the University. In 2013 her poems were recognized by one of the greatest Kazakh poets - Fariza Ongarsynova (1939-2014), therefore they got published in the National journal "Tumar" in Astana, Kazakhstan.
Olga Overdevest-Possokhova is the author of more than 200 works in Russian and English; she lives with her husband in a little village at the North sea in the Kingdom of Netherlands.
From the author:
I would like to thank you for keeping a lyrical side of the world alive by reading poetry! I also would like to thank my family and my husband for their eternal support and inspiration on this wonderful journey - my life!
My message to all of us - Happiness is something that we create inside of ourselves! So be happy and be grateful for every moment you live!
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