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Vera Kobets

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Vera Kobets

Vera Kobets lives in St. Petersburg, Russia. After graduating from St. Petersburg State University, she devoted a number of years to academic work and studies. She now she earns her living translating English and American authors and writes her own short stories, of which two have been published. She has been accepted into the Union of Literati and the St. Petersburg Union of Writers. Her permanent company consists of a grown-up son and a small group of old friends.

Articles by Vera Kobets

There Are No Hopeless Situations
By Vera Kobets
“I’m very happy,” said Personov as he left the house for work. “I’m very happy,” he reminded himself as he performed the process in reverse that evening. “I’m…
Translated from Russian by James Russell
Pallida Turba
By Vera Kobets
Translator’s Note: Three great waves of political cataclysm surged over a city already accustomed to periodic inundation by the black waters of the river Neva: the October Revolution, the purges…
Translated from Russian by James Russell
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