Yelena Akhtiorska

Yelena Akhtiorskaya was born in Odessa in 1985 and raised in Brighton Beach, Brooklyn. She holds an MFA from Columbia University. She is the recipient of a Posen Fellowship in Fiction, and her writing has appeared in n+1The New RepublicTriple Canopy, and elsewhere. She lives in New York City.

Yelena Akhtiorska appears in the following:

Brooklyn Bound: Writing Kings County

Thursday, December 25, 2014

In September, four Brooklyn-based writers sat down to talk about the borough that inspired them most as part of a WNYC Brooklyn Book Festival Bookend event at the Brooklyn Museum.
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Brooklyn Bound: Writing Kings County

Thursday, September 18, 2014

7:00 PM

Join WNYC for a panel conversation with four of Brooklyn's best new emerging writers!