One of the organizers of the Dom Literatorov in Petrograd, 1918-1921, where many writers tried to survive the hunger and poverty of the revolutionary years. Emigrated in the early 1920s. Settled in Latvia. Editor of the evening paper Segodnia Vecherom in Riga.
After the occupation of Riga by Soviet troops, 1940, arrested by the NKVD and deported to the Gulag.