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Kseniya Melnik was born in Magadan, in the northeast of Russia, and immigrated to Alaska at age fifteen. Her work has appeared in The Brooklyn Rail, Epoch, Prospect (UK), Virginia Quarterly Review, and, in 2010, was selected for Granta Magazine's New Voices series. She currently lives in El Paso, Texas.
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Kseniya Melnik Rebecca wrote: "I gave Snow in May a mention in this round-up of the month's best books: http://forbookssake.net/2014/05/30/mo..."

Thanks, Rebecca :)


Rebecca Foster I gave Snow in May a mention in this round-up of the month's best books: http://forbookssake.net/2014/05/30/mo...


Kseniya Melnik Cool! It should be waiting for you.


Rebecca Foster I spotted your book on NetGalley :) I'm looking forward to picking up my copy next month.


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