Publications

FICTION

“How to Survive Shabbat Dinner,” 580 Split

Два рассказа в сборнике “Рукопожатие кирпича и другие свидетельсва о девяностых” [Two stories in an anthology “Brick’s handshake and other stories from the 1990s”], Symposium

“Therapy. Or Something,” Ravishly

“Bananas for Sale,” Scoundrel Time

“Doctor Sveta,” Alaska Quarterly Review 34, 3 & 4

“Companionship,” winner of Litquake’s Fiction contest and shortlisted for “Wow Us” contest, Brilliant Flash Fiction

“Cream and Sugar,” the museum of americana 15

“Helen More’s Suicide,” Feminist Studies 44.1 (pg. 95-103)

“Футбол в джунглях,” Журнал “Нева” 7.2018 (стр. 148-159)

“A Wish,” “Evasion,” “Graduate School,” “Her Turn,” The Cove: Fire Issue

“Martian Federation’s General Consulate in San Francisco: FAQ for citizens,” New Reader Magazine 1 (pg. 204)

“Generosity” and “The Sublime Gestures of Unrequited Love,” the museum of americana 14

“Sick Babies,” Confrontation 122

“Blan-manzhe with the Taste of Pear and Cream,” Lunch Ticket

“Old Friends,” The Maine Review 3.2

“Clock,” Tin House, the Open Bar Flash Fridays

Three Flash Fictions, World Literature Today, January 2017

“Love and Hair,” winner of the Willesden Herald’s International Short Story Prize, New Short Stories 9

Хлоп-страна [The Clapping Land], Collection of Stories,  Moscow, Vremya 2016

“Opera at the Ballpark,” Santa Monica Review, Fall 2016

“Outer Sunset,” The Chicago Tribune’s Printers Row Journal, 202
& Outpost 19’s California Prose Directory

“The Green Light of Dawn,” nominated for the Pushcart Prize, Epiphany 15, Pent Up Humanity

“Exit Strategy,” Best New Writing 16

What Goes Around, B O D Y

“The Study of Happiness, A Dissertation Proposal,” Redivider 12.2

A Design Flaw, Liars’ League NYC, Kiss & Breakup

No Room for Discontent,” Hobart: Web Feature

In Our Hearts Risen, The Fabulist, Journal of Words and Art

Two short stories,Квадрига Аполлона [Apollo’s Chariot] 6 (9)

Four short stories, Зинзивер [Zinzinver, a literary journal] 66

Translations to Arabic by Saleh Razzouk
An essay in Al Quds Al Arabi
Two stories in Alef Today
A story in Al Aalam, an Iraqi Daily

Three Losses,”  Dum Dum Zine: Lost and Bound #4

Framing the Pie,” ĕm: A Review of Text and Image, Issue #2

From Here to the Moon, Writing That Risks: New Work from Beyond the Mainstream, San Francisco: Red Bridge Press

We Were Geniuses,” The Provo Canyon Review

Survivors,” eleven eleven: Journal of Literature & Art

A Moment of Weakness,” Fiction365

Special Relativity,” The Café Irreal 40

A Dark and Empty Corner,” Narrative Magazine

The Broken Violin,” Prick of the Spindle 1

The Third Place,” A River & Sound Review 5

The Weather in Dublin,” elimae

The Ladder of Total Freedom,” Santa Monica Review 23.1

How to Tell if a Student in Your Beginning Poetry Class Is a Russian Spy” and “Sweet Dreams,” Mad Hatters’ Review 12: Back from the USSR

In the Aftermath of One Hijacking,” Marco Polo Quarterly

Ключи от потерянного дома [The Keys from the Lost House], A Collection of Short Stories,St. Petersburg: Limbus Press

The Swallow,” Narrative Magazine

The Ursa Major Center,” Alligator Juniper 15

My Mother at the Shooting Range,” J Journal: New Writing on Justice 3.1

Dedication, Diet Soap

Silent Signs, Faraway Journal 2.3

June’s Flowers, Vampires, Zombies, Ghosts and Other, Things That Go Bump in the Night

Key Moments,” The Writer’s Eye 009

Between You and Me, a Letter, Crossing Rivers into Twilight 3.1

“Deus Ex Coffeemachina” Кофейная Книга [Book of Coffee], St. Petersburg: Amphora

Two stories, Clockwise Cat 10

Demanding Mrs. Harris,” Thema 20.2

Death,” 78 [A Collection of Short Stories based on the Tarot deck], St. Petersburg: Amphora

Five short stories, Neva 51.1

КофеInn, a Collection of Short Stories, St. Petersburg: “Neva”

OTHER PUBLICATIONS

Women in Public Art, an Essay, World Literature Today

Did the Russian Wizard of Oz Subvert Soviet Propaganda? Olga Zilberbourg on Aleksandr Volkov’s Adaptation of L. Frank Baum’s Classic
Lit Hub

Book Review: Farewell, Aylis: A Non-Traditional Novel in Three Works by Akram Aylisli, translated from Azeri by Katherine E. Young
The Common

Feature: “What to Read Now. Contemporary Russian-language Literature.” A review of four recent translations from Russian
World Literature Today

“To Understand Russia’s Complexities, Turn to Its Contemporary Literature”, Epiphany

Book Review: A Terrible Country by Keith Gessen, San Francisco Chronicle

Book Review: The Consequences by Niña Weijers, translated from Dutch by Hester Velmans, The Common

Tracking Down the Little Girl in a Mysterious Spanish Statue, Electric Literature

Book Review: Knots by Gunnhild Øyehaug, translated from Norwegian by Kari Dickson, The Common

Book Review: Land of Love and Ruins by Oddný Eir, translated from Icelandic by Phillip Roughton, Rain Taxi 21.4

Book Review: Memories: From Moscow to the Black Sea by Teffi, translated from Russian by Robert and Elizabeth Chandler, Anne Marie Jackson, and Irina Steinberg, The Common

Book Review: A General Theory of Oblivion by José Eduardo Agualusa, translated by Daniel Hahn, The Common

Book Review: Target in the Night by Ricardo Piglia, translated by Sergio Waisman, The Common

Book Review: Sworn Virgin by Elvira Dones, Bitch #64, Love/Lust Issue

“St. Petersburg, Russia,” A Reader’s Narrative, Narrative Magazine

“Egret,” “Photograph,” “Old Man,” Translation of three poems by Vladimir Gandelsman, Big Bridge Anthology

Book Review: State of Grace by Joy Williams, Narrative Magazine

“The Anxieties of Fatherhood”: A Review of All Her Father’s Guns by James Warner, HTMLGIANT

Use Your Icicles”: A Review of This Time We Are Both by Clark Coolidge, HTMLGIANT

Book Review: Chronicle in Stone by Ismail Kadare,” Narrative Magazine

New Fiction of New Russian Realism,” HTMLGIANT

Book Review: Family Ties by Clarice Lispector,” Narrative Magazine

Book Review: Lavinia by Ursula K. Le Guin,” Narrative Magazine

First Snow That Will Undoubtedly Melt,” A translation of Boris Pasternak’s poem “Зазимки,”
roger: an art & literary magazine” Issue 4
ezra: an online journal of translation 2.2

Overcoming Silence [Преодоление немоты]“, Sofia Petrovna. Going under [Софья Петровна. Спуск под воду] by Lydia Chukovskaya. St. Petersburg: Azbuka-klassika

Book Review: Homo Faber by Max Frisch,” Narrative Magazine

Naxos, Greece: The Tourist Revolution,” Pology

Book Review: On the Road by Jack Kerouac,” Earthwalkers

The Memory of Colombine,” Akhmatova’s Поэма без Героя [Poem without a Hero] and Chaplin’s Limelight