Journalist, literary critic, exhibition curator. In 1990 she graduated from the philological faculty of Moscow State University. From 1993 to 1998, she worked at the Moscow office of the BBC television company as a producer of news and documentary films. Since 1997 the author and editor of the culture of the Expert Magazine. From 2003 to 2017 the author, and later the special correspondent of the Kommersant Publishing House, covering the cultural policy and literary process. Since 2017, the regular author of Novaya Gazeta.