1-IMG_1657-002Svetlana is a Jewish immigrant from Russia who was born in Moscow in 1951 and who moved to the United States in 1990. While living in Russia, Svetlana was an engineer and an editor for the Soviet Encyclopedia. Now, she is a librarian and freelance writer living in Missouri. More about Svetlana here.                                                            

Svetlana’s memoir  The Education of a Traitor: Growing up in Cold War Russia is scheduled to be published in March, 2015.  If you would like to be notified about its release, you may click here.

My other passion is photography. This blog is designed to reflect that. Hope to see you here!

4 thoughts on “Home

  1. My best friend is from RUSSIA. She is coming here today to celebrate the 4th of July weekend. Bless you, ~Jackie


  2. Bonjour Svetlana,
    I have spent a very enjoyable time looking at your pictures and reading some of your words from 2013 – and like a good book l am looking forward to visiting the next chapters – 2014/15 with impatience. Love your stuff.



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