After leaving his ball and chain at the workplace, Yaroslav Barsukov goes on to write stories that deal with things he himself, thankfully, doesn’t have to deal with. He’s a software engineer and a connoisseur of strong alcoholic beverages—but also, surprisingly, a member of SFWA and Codex (how did that happen?). At some point in his life, he’s left one former empire only to settle in another.

www.barsukov.com, @YBarsukov


Yaroslav Barsukov’s story “Tower of Mud and Straw I: The Duchy
in Metaphorosis Friday, 25 September 2020.
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