Author Biographies

Below are several author biographies to introduce you to writers, the lives they lived, and the works they created. We have concentrated on modern writers and lesser-known authors as there is far less about them online but they are often just as deserving of study as those within popular cannons.

Nadezhda Khvoshchinskaya – A Forgotten Great of Russian Literature

Nadezhda Khvoshchinskaya became a prolific and widely popular author in early 19th century Russia. Her most famous novels reflect on the stylistic staples of 19th century Russian literature, focusing on women’s issues and other social problems through the lens of realism. Despite her fame and success, Nadezhda Khvoshchinskaya has largely been forgotten in the study […]

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