Valery Petrovskiy is a journalist and short story writer from Russia. He is a Chuvash State University graduate in English and has completed graduate work in journalism at VKSch Higher School, Moscow. He has been writing prose since 2005 and is the author of about 100 short short stories. Some of his prose has been published in The Scrambler, Rusty Typer, BRICKrhetoric, NAP Magazine, Literary Burlesque, The Other Room, Curbside Quotidian, DANSE MACABRE and WidowMoon Press in the USA, and one in Australian Skive Magazine as well. He lives in a remote village in Chuvash Republic, Russia with his elderly mother, dealing mostly through internet as a freelancer at local, national and foreign magazines.