Aleksey Slapovsky

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Aleksey Ivanovich Slapovsky (Russian: Алексе́й Ива́нович Слаповский; born July 29, 1957) is a Russian novelist.[1] He was born in Saratov region, and attended the University of Saratov where he studied philology. He worked variously as a school teacher, a truck driver, and a journalist for TV and radio. Between 1990 and 1995, he worked at the magazine Volga.

Slapovsky started his literary career as a playwright in the 1980s, before switching to the novel. Noted works include Sincere Artist, Unwritten Novel (1990) and It's Not Me. He has been nominated several times for the Russian Booker Prize.[2]