Aleksei Slapovski

Alexei Slapovski was born in 1957 in Saratov. He holds a degree in philology from the university of Saratov. He worked as a school teacher, truck driver and journalist. His writing debut was a theater piece in 1985. He won several awards (Eugin O`Neill Drama Festival/USA, European Theater Festival/D-Kassel, Moscow Theater Competition). He has successfully written several novels and TV-series and has been nominated four times for the Russian Booker and two times for Big book Award. In 2009 he received the Italian Penne Award. His works are translated into many languages (D, DK, F, I, NL, NO, CAN, SER). Alexei Slapovski lives in Moscow.

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