Sana Krasikov was born in the Ukraine and grew up in the former Soviet Republic of Georgia and in the United States. A graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, she is a recipient of an O. Henry Award and a Fulbright scholarship. Her stories have appeared in the New Yorker, Atlantic Monthly, Epoch, and Zoetrope. Her first story collection, One More Year, is due in August from Spiegel & Grau. She lives in New York City and is at work on her first novel.