Olya Thompson was born in New York City of Ukrainian parents. She has a Masterâ€™s Degree in Comparative Literature from Indiana University and taught writing on the college level and worked as a newspaper columnist and essayist. Her interests include politics, expatriate European literature, the literary essay, journalism commentary, nonfiction prose writing, memoir, psychology and the short story.
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