The story of Yulia and Gala Uzryutov was included in the long list of the International Children's Literary Prize named after Vladislav Krapivin. A total of 27 authors were included in this list.
Gala Uzryutova is a Russian poet, prose writer, playwright, screenwriter, author of interdisciplinary art projects and photo projects. Yulia Uzryutova is a well-known journalist and artist in Ulyanovsk. She leads the historical and local history project “Years and People,” paints watercolors, illustrates books, and participates in exhibitions.
“Our new young adult story was co-written. The title will probably change, so for now I will share the image of the main characters with you - this is how we see them, Yulia drew them. It is written in the second person narration, and at the end it switches to the third person,” - wrote Gala Uzryutova in her Telegram channel.
“Sasha’s Country” film was released in 2022 - it was based on the book by Gala Uzryutova.
Gala Uzryutova has also repeatedly participated in international writers' residencies and projects of the Ulyanovsk UNESCO City of Literature.
Illustration from the TG channel of G. Uzryutova, author - Y. Uzryutova