Makarova, Elena (1951–)

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Makarova, Elena (1951–)

Russian short-story writer. Name variations: Elena Grigorevna Makarova. Born 1951; dau. of Inna Lisnianskaya (poet, b. 1928).

Taught art to children in Moscow (1980s); co-curated exhibition of art by children from Terezin concentration camp and published Friedl Dicker-Brandeis: Vienna 1898–Auschwitz 1944; stories, which reflect experiences of young women struggling for self-expression, include "Treasure," "Herbs from Odessa," and "Uncle Pasha" stories.