Andrei Astvatsaturov

Andrei Astvatsaturov was born in St. Petersburg, then still Leningrad, in 1969. He comes from a famous family of philologists, his grandfather was V. Zhirmunsky. Astvatsaturov himself is a literary scholar and professor in the history of foreign literature at the University of St. Petersburg, as well as head of the "Literature Programme" at the Smolny Institute. His particular focus is English and American literature. He is an expert on the works of Henry Miller. He is also a columnist and reviewer for several newspapers and online portals. A. Astvatsaturov lives in St. Petersburg.

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