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Kseniya Melnik

Kseniya Melnik was born in Magadan, Russia (former Soviet Union), and emigrated to Alaska in 1998 at the age of fifteen. She received her MFA from New York University in 2010 and has taught creative writing there as an adjunct professor. Her other stories have appeared in The Prospect (UK) and Granta, as one of the magazine’s New Voices.


Closed Fracture

Fall 2011 | Fiction

This morning, a phone call from an unfamiliar foreign number interrupted my game of golf. Although I recognized Russia's country code, I let it go to voicemail. I would have done the same with any unidentified caller. You never know what guise the [...]