About Maria

Maria Kuznetsova was born in Kiev, Ukraine and grew up mostly in New Jersey. She has a BA from Duke University and is currently pursuing an MFA in Fiction at 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 ReviewThe Normal SchoolThe Iowa Review, Indiana Review, Fifth Wednesday Journal, and elsewhere. She lives in Iowa City, where she is at work on a novel and a collection of short stories.