Andrei Gelasimov

Andrei Gelasimov studied foreign languages at the Yakutsk State University and directing at the Moscow Theater Institute. He became an overnight literary sensation in Russia in 2001 when his story ?A Tender Age, ? which he published on the Internet, won critical acclaim as Best Debut and went on to garner the Apollon-Grigorev prize. His novels have been highly acclaimed in Russia and abroad; Rachel won the Booker Student prize and The Gods of the Steppe was longlisted for the 2009 Russian...See more