Discipline: Literature – fiction

Tatsiana Zamirouskaya

Discipline: Literature – fiction
Region: Brooklyn, NY
MacDowell Fellowships: 2018

Tatsiana Zamirouskaya is a writer, music critic, and journalist from Belarus. She is the author of two short stories collections in Russian: Life Without Noise And Pain (2010) and Sparrow River (2010), both published by AST Publishing House, Moscow. Her journalistic works have been published in a variety of Belarusian, Russian, and Ukrainian independent media. In 2015 she moved to New York to get her M.F.A. During her stay at MacDowell Tatsiana finished the first draft of her first novel in English Silence Fiction, which she started to write to overcome her feeling of aphasia as a foreigner, looking for the ways to speak of the unspeakable. She also edited her third collection of short stories written in Russian, The Land of Random Numbers, which was to be published in February, 2019.



Tatsiana Zamirouskaya worked in the Schelling studio.

Marian MacDowell funded construction of this studio the year that the organization was established and the first artists arrived for residency. It was called Bark Studio until 1933, when it was renamed in honor of Ernest Schelling, a composer, pianist, and orchestral leader who served as president of what was then called the Edward MacDowell…

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