Gánina, Maja (1927–)

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Gánina, Maja (1927–)

Russian short-story writer. Name variations: Maiya or Maiia Anatolievna Ganina; Majja Ganina. Born 1927 in Moscow, USSR; studied at the Gorky Institute.

Member of Soviet Writers' Union, often spoke out on women's issues; work often focuses on independent female characters, female friendships, and roles for women in Russian society; novella First Trials appeared in journal New World (1954).