• Profile:

    Olga Breydo received her M.Arch from The Bartlett School of Architecture in London and an MFA in Creative Writing from The New School. Her work appears in Slice Magazine, Joyland Magazine, Joyland Retro, The Cossack Review, Bodega Magazine, Los Angeles Review, and Cagibi Literary Journal. Her critical essay, Nabokov's Space-time, was longlisted for the 2015 Notting Hill Editions Prize; her short stories, Torre Flavia and Prelude, were nominated for a Pushcart Prize; her short story, Cherry Preserves, was a finalist in the 2018 New Letters Prize for Fiction; and her short story, Not a Star, was a finalist in the 2018 Missouri Review Editors' Prize. She is a staff reader for Epiphany literary journal. 

    Degrees Held:

    MFA in Creative Writing (Fiction), The New School

    M.Arch. in Architectural Design, University College London, The Bartlett School of Architecture

    A.B. in Architecture, Washington University in St. Louis


    Recent Publications:

    "Boxing Day," Slice Magazine

    "Homecoming," Joyland Magazine

    "My Soviet Cats," The Cossack Review

    "Torre Flavia," Bodega Magazine

    "Prelude," Cagibi Literary Journal

    "The Pommel Horse," The Los Angeles Review

    Awards And Honors:

    "Nabokov's Space-time," Essay Prize 2015 Longlist, Notting Hill Editions

    "Cherry Preserves," 2018 New Letters Prize for Fiction, New Letters Magazine

    "Not a Star," 2018 Missouri Review Editors' Prize, Missouri Review

    Current Courses:

    Writing the Essay II

    Writing the Essay II (Spring 2020)