Vasily Kriptonov is an author and citizen of the world. He works in several speculative genres such as action sci fi, fantasy, YA sci fi and wuxia. He’s also trying his hand at non-speculative genres such as mystery and detective novels. He was a runner-up of the 2015 Debut literary prize in the Best YA and Children’s Books as well as the winner of the Transylvania-2021 literary prize for Best Long Form. And he’s an all-around winner in life, whatever the stakes or nominations.