Andrei Astvatsaturov is a philologist and writer. He is an expert and consultant at several television channels and radio programmes (“Culture”, “Channel 5”, “Echo of Moscow” and others).
Astvatsaturov’s first novel “People in the Nude” (2009) was shortlisted for the NOS Prize and National Bestseller Prize as well as longlisted for the Russian Booker Prize. The author won Top-50 Prize (2010) for this novel. The novel became “the book of the month” of GQ Magazine.
The book “Skunkamera” was shortlisted for the Dovlatov Prize, NOS Prize, Top-50 Prize. It was also longlisted for the National Bestseller Prize and Big Book Prize.