Yelena Moskovich was born in the former USSR and emigrated to the USA with her family as Jewish refugees in 1991. She studied theater at Emerson College and at the Lecoq School of Physical Theatre in Paris. Her plays and performances have been produced in the US, Canada, France and Sweden. She is the author of the novels The Natashas and Virtuoso, as well as the new novel A Door Behind A Door. She has also written for New Statesman and Paris Review and in French for Mixt(e) Magazine, won the 2017 Galley Beggar Press Short Story Prize in 2017 and was a curator for the 2018 Los Angeles Queer Biennial. She lives in Paris.