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 Andrei Stolyarov

Born:   October, 20th 1950

Modern Russian writer


Andrei Mikhailovich Stolyarov is known as a modern Russian prose writer, one of the founders of turbo-realism movement in modern literature.

Andrei Mikhailovich Stolyarov was born in Leningrad (St.-Petersburg), finished specialized physical and mathematical school 239, and then graduated from the Biological Faculty of the Leningrad State University, majoring in embryology. For a few years he worked at research institutes of St.-Petersburg. He was engaged in research of teratogenesis, experimental biology and medicine. He is the author of a number of studies. Andrei Stolyarov started writing fiction in 1980. He had his first book published in 1984 - it was the sci-fi short story "Marmots".

Today Andrei Stolyarov is well-known as the prize-winner of numerous literary awards. His books have been published in Russia, Bulgaria, Hungary, Poland, Czechia, Estonia, and Japan. Starting as a sci-fi writer, he later shifted to the genre of “magic realism”. Lots of the author’s works dwell on magic and philosophy of Petersburg. Andrei Stolyarov is one of the founders (together with Andrey Lazarchuk and Victor Pelevin) of the so-called turbo-realism - the literary movement verging on realism and fantasy. Articles on turbo-realism have been published in the USA and Japan. He is also the author of articles on analytics of modern times.

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