Diana Bruk was born in St. Petersburg, Russia, and emigrated to New York at the age of five. She studied creative writing at Sarah Lawrence College, and completed a Masters in Comparative Literature (English and Russian) at the University of Oxford. She has taught English language and literature in the Czech Republic, Russia, the UK, and the top university in China.
Her essays, short stories, and scholarly articles have regularly appeared in the New York Times, The Paris Review, Salon, VICE, Guernica, BuzzFeed and many other magazines. She is currently the Viral Content Editor at Hearst Digital Media, where she writes several online stories a day for all 18 of the company’s online platforms, including Cosmopolitan, Seventeen, Esquire, Elle, Harper’s Bazaar, Country Living, and many more.
Metro Zoo in Russian Life (cover story)
TRAVEL & CULTURE
REVIEWS & INTERVIEWS
Tom Felton Reveals What Really Happened Between Him and Emma Watson on the Harry Potter Set in Seventeen
“Freedom Graffiti Art in Russia and Syria” in site95 (02.03)
Review of Mud in CMC
“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