Alla Gorbunova was born in 1985 in Leningrad (Russia). Graduated from the Faculty of Philosophy of St. Petersburg State University. Author of five books of poems published in Russia, and one published in Italy, and of two books of prose published in Russia and two books of prose published in Bulgaria and Italy. Laureate of the “Debut” prize in the nomination “Poetry” (2005), laureate of the Andrey Bely Prize in the nomination “Poetry” (2019), short list of the Andrey Bely Prize in the nomination “prose” (2018), short list of the Moscow Observer prize (2016, 2017), short list of the “Difference” prize (2017); in 2017 the book “La Rosa Dell’Angola” was nominated for the XXIX Premio Letterario Camaiore Award in Italy; short list of the “NOS” prize (2018, 2020). Poems and prose were translated into many languages (English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Serbian, Danish, Swedish, Finnish, Lettish, Bulgarian, Romanian, Slovenian, Greek and Chinese). Participated in Russian and international festivals of poetry and prose (Paris Book Salon, “Blood of Poet” Festival in Latvia, “Kievskie Lavry” in the Ukraine, “Rinokuu” in Finland, “Kikinda Short Story Festival” in Serbia, “LitVest Festival” in Romania, participated in poetry readings in New York and Chicago). Lives in Moscow and St. Petersburg.