Carol Ermakova

Carol Ermakova, MA, studied Russian and German Language and Literature at St. Andrews University, Scotland, graduating with First Class Honours. She went on to gain an MA in Contemporary Russian Studies at SSEES, University of London, and an MA in Translation and Interpreting from Bath University. Ermakova first visited Russia as a student in the turbulent Perestroika years, later returning to live and work in Moscow as well as St. Petersburg. Ermakova has travelled widely throughout the former Soviet Union, including several visits to Central Asia, most notably Tashkent, Bukhara and Samarkand. She now lives in the North Pennines, UK, where she works as a free-lance translator specialising in contemporary Russian literature. Her published translations include The Underground by Hamid Ismailov, and Zinnober’s Poppets by Russian Booker prize-winner Elena Chizhova as well as the script for award-winning documentary film Ulugh Beg. The Man Who Unlocked The Universe.

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Little Zinnobers
Catalogue 2019

Catalogue 2019