SVETLANA VOLKOVA – Sandermoen Publishing


Novelist, script-writer (movies and cartoons), translator

Born and lives in St. Petersburg. Graduated from St. Petersburg State University, philological department (English, French, German languages). Has additional business education.

Member of The Union of Writers of Russia, The Union of Children’s Writers of Russia and The Russian Geographic Society.

Laureate of Kuprin Prize, Gogol Prize, winner of Korolenko, Golyavkin and Tvardovsky prizes.

Gold Prize winner at a literature festival «Russky Stil» (Germany), Laurent of KNIGURY and S. Mikhalkov's literature competitions, 5-times winner of E.T.A. Hoffmann Literature Award.


·   “No more tips”, a novel (AST, 2015) - got the laureate prize “Book of the year” at the International Book Fair in 2015.

·    “Gentlemen and snowmen”, collection of stories (Detlit, 2017) – Sergey Mikhalkov’s award

·    “A handmade head”, novel (Limbus, 2021)

·    “Midnight at Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky”, novel (NIGMA, 2022) – gold award in “Korneychukovskaya premia”

·    “Co-writers”, novel (AST, 2022)

·    “A run-away girl”, children’s novel-in-stories (Sandermoen, 2024) 

Short stories were published in a number of Russian literature magazines (“Neva”, “Aurora”, “October”, «Yunost», «Oktyabr», “Druzhba Narodov”and others)/

Stories were published also in Italian, Korean, Chineese, Turkish and English languages.

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