Masha Shukovich

June 23, 2:00 pm

Categories: Literary

Dr. Masha Shukovich is an award winning writer, a poet, a scholar of Communication & Gender Studies, a mother, an intuitive chef, a public speaker & performer, a keeper of ancestral stories, a demigirl (preferred pronouns she/her/hers), a neurodivergent person, and an immigrant from a country that no longer exists. She speaks five languages and has a super power called Synesthesia: her brain interprets words as moving images, numbers as colors, and tastes as shapes, images, and sounds. Her forthcoming literary fiction/magical realism novel "The Taste of Names" was selected as the winner of the 2017 San Francisco Writing Contest in the Adult Fiction Category, a finalist for the 2017 Writers’ League of Texas Manuscript Contest, a finalist for the 2017 International Literary Awards Reynolds Price Award in Fiction, a Shortlist Winner Nominee of the Adelaide Literary Award for Best Short Story for 2017, and a Semi-finalist for the 2017 Francine Ringold Awards for New Writers, Nimrod International Journal, among other things.