Galina Yuzefovich is a participant of the 18th International Book Fair for High-Quality Fiction and Non-Fiction, where the United Kingdom will be the Country of Honour this year as a part of the UK-Russia Year of Language and Literature 2016.

About the speaker

Galina Yuzefovich is a book critic and author of the book „The wonderful adventures of the pilot fish“ (AST, 2016). She is a graduate of the Russian State Humanitarian University, and since 1999 she has published reviews of modern prose in a number of media outlets, including Itogy, Expert, Ogonyok, Vedomosti, Rossiiskaya Gazeta, Openspace, Gazeta.ru. She sat on a jury of several literary awards such as National Bestseller, NoS, and New Horizons. She is now a book columnist for the Meduza online project, offers a course on modern literature at the Higher School of Economics and curates the workshop on lit crit for the Creative Writing School.