Writing

Diana Bruk has had over 100 essays, short stories, and academic articles published in dozens of magazines. The following presents a small selection:   

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NON-FICTION ESSAYS 

Searching for Nabokov’s Unreal Estate in Russian Life
A Russian Jewish American Christmas in Guernica 
Why is Soviet literature missing in US universities? in The Paris Review 
No country for a Russian-American like me in Salon.com
 I love (and hate) dating Russian Men in Salon.com 
Why do most Russian women hate feminism? in RBTH for The New York Times
Stand Clear of the Closing Doors, Please in LadyGunn

TRAVEL & CULTURE    

Enjoy your Russian bathhouses in RBTH for the New York Times 
Past Meets Present in Russian folk in RBTH for the New York Times
Russia’s Silent But Deadly AIDs epidemic in VICE
Meet Zhirinovsky, the Clown Prince of Russian Politics in VICE 
10 Ukranian Reactions to the Standoff in Crimea in Buzzfeed 
 “Guide to Brighton Beach” in Brooklyn Exposed
Red Hook: A Journey to the 1950s Eastern Bloc, Maine, and the Florida Keys in Brooklyn Exposed 
“Tunnel Tracks” in Brooklyn Exposed
Teaching American Sex to Chinese Students in Nerve

REVIEWS & INTERVIEWS

Interview with Elizabeth Wurtzel: “Nothing’s Off the Record” in BuzzFeed
“Freedom Graffiti Art in Russia and Syria” in site95 (02.03)
Review: Daniel Arsham’s ‘Reach Ruin’” in Whitewall Magazine
Review of “Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812″ in Brooklyn Exposed 
Interview with Williamsburg author Roof Alexander in Brooklyn Exposed 
Review of Jurassic Park in 3D in CMC
Review of Great Gatsby in Examiner.com 
Review of Before Midnight in Brooklyn Exposed 
Review of Iceman in CMC
Review of Mud in CMC

HUMOR

Top 10 Shakespearean Pick-Up Lines in Nerve.com 
23 Signs Your Jane Austen Addiction is Getting out of Hand in Buzzfeed
26 Types of English Majors in Buzzfeed
Which Classic Author is Your Soulmate in Buzzfeed
46 Other Posts Written by Diana in BuzzFeed 

SCHOLARLY ARTICLES 

“To Dream or not to Dream: The Philosophical Quandary of Platonov’s ‘The Foundation Pit’” in The Birch

PRESS APPEARANCES/ARTICLES ABOUT DIANA 

“The Scandalous Truth About Russian Men” by Natalia Antonova, Editor-in-Chief of Moscow News
“Reconciling Feminist Beliefs with Sexual Desires” Interview on Huffington Post Live

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