Elena Lappin

Elena Lappin was born in Moscow, grew up in Prague and Hamburg, and has lived in Israel, Canada and the United States. She moved to London in 1993 and edited the Jewish Quarterly from 1994 to 1997. Her short story collection, Foreign Brides, is published by Picador in the UK and Farrar, Straus & Giroux in the US. Her novel, The Nose, was published in 2001.