Aleksei Lesnyanski

A. Lesnyanski was born in the region of Krasnoyarsk in 1982. After his military service he studied marketing at a school of economics. After four years of working as a furrier, he worked a further four years as farm manager and freelance newspaper correspondent. Since 2011 he has been an internet editor for the state television of the Republic of Khakassia. Lesnyanski lives in Abakan.

Awards: 2015 Award Sibirskie Ogni
2014 International Annenski-Prize
2013 Debut Prize
2009 shortlist Astafev-Prize
2007 Winner Raduga-Prize competition