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Irina Kovalyova

Reading with Sarah Selecky
8th September at 7pm
Firkin Crane Theatre, Shandon
Admission: €5


Irina Kovalyova


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Irina Kovalyova has a Master’s degree in Chemistry from Brown University, a Doctoral degree in Microbiology from Queen’s University, and a Master of Fine Arts degree in Creative Writing from the University of British Columbia. She is currently a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry at Simon Fraser University. She has previously interned for NASA and as a Forensic DNA Analyst in New York City. Her debut collection Specimen was published by House of Anansi Press in 2015. She was born in Russia and currently lives in Vancouver with her partner and daughter. 



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