Natalia Kochetkova 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

Natalia Kochetkova is a special correspondent from Lenta.ru, a children’s radio host and producer of the TV-programme Figura rechi on the OTR TV Channel.

She was born in Moscow and graduated from the Russian State Humanitarian University. She holds a degree in journalism. She worked as a literary reviewer for Gazeta (2002-2004) and Izvestia (2004-2011), as the deputy chief editor and chief editor of Time Out Moscow (2008-2013), as a producer of Raznochtenia TV programme (Kultura TV Channel, 2009-2010) and Poryadok Slov (OTR, 2013-2015). She has hosted several programmes on the Kultura radio, City FM, Mother and Children’s TV Channel. Natalia edited documentaries about modern Russian literature named “Ecology of literature. The Russian chapter“ produced for Kultura TV.