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Olena Bormashenko was born in Kharkov, Ukraine, and her family emigrated to Canada when she was 11. She attended graduate school in mathematics at Stanford University and currently works at the University of Texas at Austin, as a math lecturer. She has been a fan of the Strugatskys’ fiction ever since childhood and started translating Roadside Picnic as a hobby.