Sasha Vasilyuk

Sasha Vasilyuk is a journalist and the author of a debut novel, Your Presence Is Mandatory (Bloomsbury, 2024), which spans from World War II through the Russia-Ukraine conflict. Her nonfiction has been published in The New York Times, CNN, Harper’s Bazaar, Time, The Telegraph, Narrative, USA Today, the Los Angeles Times, and elsewhere. Sasha grew up between Ukraine and Russia before immigrating to the United States at the age of 13.