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 in AGNI, Kenyon Review, The Offing, among others. A 2023 Bread Loaf-Rona Jaffe Scholar and a 2020-2021 Zell Fellow, she has been awarded fellowships and residencies at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, SPACE on Ryder Farm, Monson Arts. She lives in Northern California where she’s at work on a novel.