About Maria

Maria Kuznetsova was born in Kiev, Ukraine and grew up mostly in New Jersey. She has a BA from Duke University and recently received an MFA in Fiction from the Iowa Writers' Workshop. Her work has received a Special Mention in the 2016 Pushcart Prize Anthology and appears or is forthcoming in The Southern Review, The Threepenny Review, Kenyon Review Online, The Normal SchoolThe Iowa Review, Indiana Review, and elsewhere. She lives in Iowa City, where she is at work on a novel and a novel-in-stories.