Olesya Salnikova Gilmore

Olesya Salnikova Gilmore

Originally from Moscow, Olesya Salnikova Gilmore is a historical and fantasy fiction writer and lawyer. She graduated from Pepperdine University with a B.A. in English and political science, and Northwestern Pritzker School of Law with a J.D. After law school, she practiced litigation at a large law firm in Chicago for several years. Aside from the Independent, she has written for Modern Luxury Magazine and Northwestern’s Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology. But her real love has always been fiction, her writing inspired by Eastern European folklore and history. She lives in Chicago with her husband, writing stories, traveling the world, and visiting family in Russia, and reading as many novels about history’s leading ladies as possible.


2 entries by Olesya Salnikova Gilmore

Book Review

The Slaughterman’s Daughter

By Yaniv Iczkovits; translated by Orr Scharf

The Slaughterman’s Daughter

A fable-like tale of a Jewish woman who dared to defy an entire empire.

Book Review

The Slaughterman’s Daughter: A Novel

By Yaniv Iczkovits; translated by Orr Scharf

The Slaughterman’s Daughter: A Novel

A fable-like tale of a Jewish woman who dared to defy an entire empire.