Kiev School of Drawing.
Until 1917 drawing instructor in various St. Petersburg school. 1908 began literature activity. Worked on journals “Dlya vsekh”, “Zavety”, “Skify”, “Nash put”.
Since 1919 for a time in All-Union Publ. House, Kiev; 1934 helped prepare 1st Constituent Congress of Union of Soviet Writers and elected member, Congress Auditing Commission.