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‘Ivan & Misha’ Wins the Northern California Book Award

‘Ivan & Misha’ Wins the Northern California Book Award

Author: Sarah Burghauser

April 26, 2011

Ivan and Misha stories by Michael Alenyikov (TriQuarterly Books) won the 2011 Northern California Book Award for Fiction and is now in the running for a Publishing Triangle Award in the Fiction category.

Alenyikov’s debut novel, Ivan and Misha, follows the experiences of a set of twins when they travel from Kiev to New York after the fall of the Berlin wall in this poetic, labyrinthine tale. [Litseen]

Sarah Burghauser photo

About: Sarah Burghauser

A New Jersey native, Sarah B. Burghauser writes and teaches about Judaism, queer identity, feminism, and erotica. She holds an MFA from California Institute of the Arts, where she has also taught. Sarah has worked with Semiotext(e) Press in Los Angeles and has been awarded fellowships with the Lambda Literary Foundation, The MacDowell Colony, and Vermont Studio Center. She has published with A Café in Space, the Anaïs Nin literary journal, Kirkus Media, and her essays have been collected in, Queer Girls in Class: Lesbian Teachers and Students Tell Their Classroom Stories (Peter Lang Publishing Group 2011), and photo series, GENDERQUEER and Other Gender Identitiesby Dave Naz (Rare Bird Books 2014). She lives in California.

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