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 is forthcoming in the Kenyon Review and Nurture and is a 2022 finalist for the Chautauqua Janus Prize. A 2020-2021 Zell Postgraduate Fellow in Creative Writing, she's grateful for recent residencies at the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts and Monson Arts. She’s currently at work on a novel.