Starobinets, Anna

Anna Starobinets is 32 years old. She is a journalist and contributor to a number of established publications, such as Expert and Russian Reporter, writing on cultural issues. She is also a scriptwriter. The Awkward Age, her collection of short stories, has been translated into a number of languages, including English (Hesperus). She is also the author of the novel Refuge F/A (2007); Cold Spell (2008), a collection of short novels; The First Squad. The Moment of Truth (2010), a tie-in; as well as two books for children. All of her novels were nominated for the National Bestseller Prize. Anna lives in Moscow and is married to Alexander Garros, the well-known author of international bestseller Headcrusher. They have one daughter.