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Zhanna Slor

Zhanna Slor

Zhanna was born in the former Soviet Union and moved to the Midwest in the early 1990s. She has a master’s degree in Writing and Publishing from DePaul University and has been published in many literary magazines, including Ninth Letter, Bellevue Literary Review, Midwestern Gothic, Another Chicago Magazine, and Michigan Quarterly Review, which received an honorary mention in Best American Essays 2014. Her first novel, At the End of the World Turn Left, is forthcoming with Polis Books in Spring 2021. She lives in Milwaukee with her daughter and husband, saxophonist for Jazz-Rock fusion band Marbin.

Blog Posts

Valentina Vaysfeld at an October Revolution celebration, 1937

How a Trip to Ukraine Helped Me Decide to Have Children

Zhanna Slor

A trip to Ukraine helped this writer decide to have children.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Zhanna Slor." (Viewed on December 2, 2020) <https://jwa.org/blog/author/slor-zhanna>.