Evgenia Nekrasova is a writer, screenwriter, poet and co-founder of the School of Modern literature practices (Moscow). Born in the Astrakhan region in 1985. Graduated from the Moscow School of New Cinema (2015). Author of the prose cycle "Unhappy Moscow" (2017, awarded by the Liceum prize for young authors), the novel "Kalechina-Malechina" (2018, short-listed for all major Russian literature awards), the collection of prose "Sistermom" (2019, short-listed for NOS award), the collection of short stories and poems "House love" (2021), the novel "Skin" (2021) which won the NOS/Wanderer award, and the recent collection of short stories and poems “Goldy” (2023).
Nekrasova writes about women in today's Russia. In her books she explores themes of corporeality, power, violence, magic and folklore. According to some critics, Nekrasova is the founder of "magical pessimism" in contemporary Russian literature. She is the co-curator of the prose laboratory at the School of Modern literature practices. Nekrasova is a producer of several young authors' anthologies. Some of her novels and short stories are staged in the main experimental theatres in Moscow and other cities. Her novel Kalechina-Malechina was translated into Italian and Latvian languages.
Nekrasova is a feminist. She is a great admirer of contemporary Russian feminist art. She has invited some of the most talented young female artists to work on her book covers. Nekrasova still resides in Moscow in spite of her out-loud anti-war position.