Marina Marshenkulova

Marina Marshenkulova was born in Zaukovo, in Russia’s southern Kabardino-Balkarian republic. She was a FLEX program exchange student and graduated from high school in the US. She has an MA degree in Philology and TESL, and received a Fulbright to pursue a master’s in journalism at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. After working for a time as an editor on the paper Sovetskaya Molodezh in Nalchik, she moved to Moscow, where she now works as an English teacher, and as a freelance writer for The Moscow Times and other publications.


Himalayan Dreams (September/October 2015)
Stealing Brides (March/April 2015)
The Lure of Elbrus (May/June 2013)

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