Anatoly Savelyevich Silin graduated from the History Department of Voronezh State University (1964).
Anatoly Savelyevich served in the Soviet Army (1956-1959). In 1964-1977 he was at party work (Voronezh). Deputy head of a number of departments (1977-1983), deputy head (1983-1992) of the regional Department of Internal Affairs.
Author of many essays and articles published in local periodicals and collective collections, as well as books published in Voronezh: Pulse of Life (1971), Kalinin on Voronezh Land (1975), Combat Worker (1976), Tishanka: past and present (2007). In the genre of police detective novel "The Killer Among Us" (2001), books of short stories and short stories: "Detained red-handed" (1996), "Do not throw wingless wings" (2003), "Professional" (2003), "Polyushkin's Cross" ( 2008).