Daria Totskaya is a prose writer, literary and art critic, artist, and curator. Her novel “The Sea of Mikosha” was published in 2020 by the publishing house DeLibri; it was a finalist for the independent literary Russian Prize (Czech Republic). She is the winner of the competition for criticism of the magazine “Volga-Periscope” and the competition for art reviews sponsored by Artuzel; she is also the finalist of the first all-Russian competition for young critics named after V.I. Belinsky Ya v mire boets. Her work is published in Russian-language magazines such as Znamya, Novy Bereg, Moscow, Formaslov, etc.