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Vsevolod Benigsen

Vsevolod Benigsen is the author of four novels, nu­mer­ous plays, screenplays, and short stories, and has been shortlisted for many major Russian literary prizes, including the Big Book Prize and the NOSE Award. He won the Debut Prize of the Book of the Year Award in 2009. “Glebov Junior” was a finalist for the 2011 Yury Kazakov Prize, Russia’s most prestigious award for the short story.


Glebov Junior

Winter 2013 | Fiction

On Friday evening Glebov Senior took a turn for the worse: The ache started in his chest, spreading to his shoulder and then into his back. The ambulance was sent for.