Elena Zolotariov reads, writes, and researches literature. She is an English literature graduate of Aberystwyth University, where she completed her BA Hons in 2017, and the University of Kent’s Paris School of Arts and Culture, where she gained her MA (Dist.) in 2019. She is currently researching the iconic construction of Ernest Hemingway and his works at IES, School of Advanced Study, University of London. Her work has appeared on Review31 and The London Magazine. She was a finalist for The Hemingway Shorts, a short story competition facilitated by the Ernest Hemingway Foundation.