Russian Drama: Four Young Female Voices
Published by Glas New Russian Writing
YAROSLAVA PULINOVICH was born in 1987 in Omsk (Siberia), currently lives in Yekaterinburg (the Urals). A graduate of the Yekaterinburg Drama College she has written more than 30 plays which have been widely staged in Russia and other countries as well as winning her many prestigious prizes, including the Debut in 2008.
KSENIA STEPANYCHEVA was born in 1978 in the city of Saratov on the Volga, where she lives to this day. She is an economist by trade with some 20 prize-winning plays to her name which have been produced in many theaters in Russia.
EKATERINA VASILYEVA was born in 1989 in the industrial town of Nizhny Tagil in the Urals. She has a degree from the Drama College of Yekaterinburg where she now lives. In 2009 her play Out There, Beyond Lake Ladoga was a finalist in the Debut Prize competition and in 2011 she won Debut with a collection of her work.
OLGA RIMSHA was born in 1988 lives in Novosibirsk (Siberia). Graduate of the Siberian Institute of International Affairs she currently works as a literary editor and assistant stage-manager she has written a number of short novels and plays. Her short novel Still Waters won the Debut Prize in 2010. She describes her writing style as “pessimistic optimism”. She recently started writing plays to great critical and public acclaim.