Valery Petrovskiy is a Chuvash State University, Cheboksary graduate in English, and graduated VKSch Higher School, Moscow in Journalism. His work has been published in The Missing Slate, Metazen, Legendary, Monarch, and elsewhere. He is a Pushcart Prize nominee and Super-10 finalist to The Open Russia’s Literary Contest, 2012. Valery lives in a remote village by the Volga River, Russia.