Daphne Kalotay

Russian Winter
  • Russian Winter

  • Praise for Russian Winter

    'An elegant, compelling puzzle of family, memory and solitude that brings to life modern day Boston and postwar Russia through a profound love story. Graceful, moving and unexpected' - Matthew Pearl, author of The Dante Club

    'A tender and moving debut novel' - Candis Magazine

    'An impressive debut: intelligent, moving, and flitting easily between the artistic salons of Soviet Russia and the Boston of today' - Guardian

    'A memorable love story cleverly disguised as historical fiction' - Red Magazine

    'Part romance, part mystery, this elegant debut captures the danger - and refuge - of love in Stalin's era' - Good Housekeeping

Daphne Kalotay is the author of Calamity and Other Stories, published by Doubleday in 2005 to much critical acclaim. She has an MA from Boston University's Creative Writing Program and a PhD in Modern and Contemporary Literature. Her work has appeared in The Paris Review, Good Housekeeping and many literary magazines, and she has received fellowships from the Christopher Isherwood Foundation, the Fondation de La Napoule, the Helene Wurlitzer Foundation, Yaddo and the MacDowell Colony; she is a recipient of the W.K. Rose Fellowship in the Creative Arts from Vassar College. Daphne has taught creative writing at Boston University, Middlebury College and Skidmore College, and lives in the Boston area.

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