Ludmila Ulitskaya - Granta Magazine

Ludmila Ulitskaya

Ludmila Ulitskaya studied biology at Moscow University and worked at the Institute of Genetics until she was fired for dissident activities. She later became a scriptwriter and repertory director of the Hebrew  Theatre of Moscow. She is the author of thirteen works of fiction, three tales for children and six plays. In 2001 she won the Russian Booker Prize.