Olga Zilberbourg

California, United States

Member Since: 04/12/2013

Olga Zilberbourg's first book in English, LIKE WATER AND OTHER STORIES, will be published by WTAW Press in 2019. She is the author of three Russian-language collections of stories, the latest of which was published in Moscow in 2016. Her English-language fiction has appeared in Alaska Quarterly Review, Narrative Magazine, World Liter-ature Today, Confrontation, Feminist Studies, Tin House’s The Open Bar, Epiphany, Santa Monica Review, and other print and online pub-lications. Her criticism has appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle, The Common, and Electric Literature. She serves as a co-facilitator of the San Francisco Writers Workshop.

Website: www.zilberbourg.com

Twitter Username: @bowlga


  • LIKE WATER AND OTHER STORIES , WTAW Press (October 2019)


  • Senior Associate Editor at Narrative Magazine (June 2009 - January 2012)
  • Co-facilitator at San Francisco Writers Workshop (July 2015 - )


  • Master of Arts in Comparative Literature from San Francisco State University (May 2006)

Genres of Interest

Fiction, Creative nonfiction, Playwriting, Children's literature , Poetry