Karolina Letunova was born and raised in Western Siberia. She has an MFA from University of Michigan, where she also taught creative writing. Her fiction appears or is forthcoming in the Kenyon Review, The Offing and Nurture and was a 2022 finalist for the Chautauqua Janus Prize. A 2020-2021 Zell Postgraduate Fellow in Creative Writing, she’s grateful to SPACE on Ryder Farm, Monson Arts, Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, Napa Valley Writers’ Conference, and Write On, Door County for their support of her work.