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ABOUT the author
Yelena Moskovich was born in Ukraine (former USSR) and emigrated to Wisconsin with her family as Jewish refugees in 1991. She studied theatre at Emerson College, Boston, and in France at the Lecoq School of Physical Theatre and Université Paris 8. Her plays and performances have been produced in the US, Canada, France, and Sweden. She has also written for Vogue, Frieze Magazine, The Paris Review, TLS, New Statesman, Happy Reader, Mixte Magazine, the Skirt Chronicles, and Dyke_on Magazine. She is the winner of the 2017 Galley Beggar Press Short Story Prize. In 2018, she served as a curator and exhibiting artist at the Los Angeles Queer Biennial. She is the author of The Natashas and Virtuoso, which was longlisted for the Dylan Thomas Prize. She lives in Paris.
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From the Shakespeare And Company blog: Why I Read Plays by Yelena Moskovich
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"Moskovich’s language oozes with sensory experience."
—Nate McNamara, Lit Hub, on Virtuoso
"A hint of Lynch, a touch of Ferrante, the cruel absurdity of Antonin Artaud, the fierce candour of Anaïs Nin, the stylish languor of a Lana del Rey song... Moskovich writes sentences that lilt and slink, her plots developing as a slow seduction and then clouding like a smoke-filled room."
—Shahidha Bari, The Guardian
Michigan Quarterly Review's Interview with Yelena Moskovich | 7/14/2020
“Eyebrows Like Her Name”: An Interview with Yelena Moskovich by Cameron Finch. MQR Online spoke with Moskovich about her writing of Virtuoso, rebellion, women in love, the fundamental surrealism of human existence, and more!
DRECK Magazine interview with Yelena Moskovich | 5/29/2019
The acclaimed author talks about her two novels, Virtuoso and The Natashas, the structure of storytelling, what influence theatre has had on her work, and so much more. Read on!