Svetlana Satchkova


Svetlana Satchkova, writer
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Born in the Soviet Union and raised in Moscow, Svetlana Satchkova worked for several years in Russian media. Her job took her all over the world: she reported from Cannes, Venice, London, and Buenos Aires; interviewed Hollywood stars, politicians, and criminals; and wrote investigative features. She is the author of three novels in Russian, with her latest one, "Люди и птицы" (People and Birds), published by Eksmo in 2020. She now lives in New York City and completed her MFA in Fiction at Brooklyn College, where she was admitted on a Truman Capote fellowship.

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