The Anansi Blog

Irina Kovalyova, author of Specimen, awarded the Kobo Emerging Writer Prize June 22 2016

  The Kobo Emerging Writer Prize is an award that supports talented debut authors. We are very proud to announce that Irina Kovalyova, author of Specimen, is this year’s winner in the Literary Fiction category! We’d like to congratulate all those who were shortlisted, as well as the winners of the other categories. “I was … Read More

Literary Wallpaper: “Specimen” by Irina Kovalyova June 18 2015

Looking to add a dash of literary love to your desktop or smartphone? The stories in Specimen are a unique exploration of science and the human heart; the place where physical reality collides with our spiritual and emotional lives. The array of colourful objects found on the cover of Specimen reflect the many subjects touched on … Read More