Karolina Letunova grew up in Western Siberia. She has an MFA from the Helen Zell Writers’ Program at the University of Michigan. Her work appears or is forthcoming in AGNI, Kenyon Review, The Offing, among others, and was a 2022 finalist for the Chautauqua Janus Prize. She has been awarded fellowships and residencies at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, SPACE on Ryder Farm, Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, and Monson Arts. Currently, she lives in Northern California where she’s at work on a novel.