Biography Leonid Borodin

(born 1938)

Writer, editor-in-chief of the journal `Moscow`; was born in 1938 in Irkutsk; studied at the Irkutsk State University, from which he was expelled for organizing a student circle; graduated from the Pedagogical Institute in Ulan-Ude in 1962; worked on the construction of the Bratsk Hydroelectric Power Station, at a mine in Norilsk; after graduating from the institute he taught, was the director of the school in the Leningrad region; from 1965 to 1967, he was in the illegal All-Russian Social-Christian Union for the Liberation of the People (VSKSON, was persecuted for political and human rights activities, was convicted and...

served time in camps (1967-1973, 1982-1987), and from 1978 The city began to be published in the publishing house `Sowing`, the author of the books` Woman in the Sea`, `The Third Truth`,` The Year of Miracle and Sorrow`, `The Tale of a Strange Time`,` Separation`, since 1990 works in the journal `Moscow` ; in his creativity and practical activities as an editor is a supporter of the national-state and Orthodox direction of development in literature; laureth of the award of the French PEN-club `Svoboda` (1983), the Italian international prize` Grinzane Cavour` (1989), the Prize of Moscow (1992), the award `Roman-newspaper` (1993).


Biography Leonid Borodin