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Gary Shteyngart, Russian writer. Named one of 20 Under 40 Luminary Fiction Writers, The New Yorker magazine, 2010.

Background

Shteyngart, Gary was born on July 5, 1972 in Leningrad, Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics. Arrived in United States, 1979.

Education

Degree in Politics, Oberlin College, Ohio, 1995. Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing, City University of New York Hunter College.

Career

Former staff New York Association New Americans (NYANA). Assistant professor Columbia University, New York City. Contributing editor Travel & Leisure magazine.

Citigroup fellow American Academy, Berlin, 2007.

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