Sophia Shalmiyev

Lance Cleland

Sophia Shalmiyev emigrated from Leningrad to America in 1990. Shalmiyev’s work has appeared in Literary Hub, Guernica, Electric Lit, LARB, The Rumpus, Vela, Portland Review and other publications. Her first book, Mother Winter, is out in paperback February 2020. She is a feminist writer and painter living in Portland with her two children