Welcome, wanderer.

My name is

. I'm a coder, writer, and amateur literary translator who delves into fiction, essays, and old Russian texts. My work probes contemporary and near-future issues through a lens of whimsy and dark humour, influenced by diverse genres such as magical realism, sci-fi, fantasy, satire, etm.

is my main project. It’s where I publish all my fiction and essays and connect with my readers. I’m also a regular contributor to publication and community events, such as Symposium.

Join my journey by subscribing to my newsletter. Receive my latest stories and essays a few times per month, along with occasional insights into the works of authors who have captured my imagination.

Subscribe for free to receive new stories, essays and translations by email.

Where to start?

I have a novella, it’s kind of genre-less, but has fantasy, sci-fi, comedy, crime elements:

Nova Nevedoma
The Debut Project
Dear wanderer, Happy to introduce to you my novella called The Debut Project! It’s divided into four chapters, 27 000 words in total, about 2 hours of reading time on average. This post serves as its table of contents. The story follows two young debt-ridden engineers and their cat trying to finish their debut project and survive in a big fantasy city ful…
Read more

And a couple of my favourite short stories I wrote

  • Monsters — in the darkest hour, an imaginary hero brings hope and courage.

  • The Blue Pill Of Atlantis — a nostalgic merman's tale of a fading Atlantis, where the past and present collide in a sea of forgotten wisdom.

  • Bewildering Wilderness — in the heart of a storm, one man's quest for spirits becomes a battle with his own.

  • The Unremitting Moneday — virtual gems, real dilemmas: a journey through the moral maze of digital entertainment.

  • For Whom The Universe Caws — a story of a vagabond who made friends with a raven.

and three essays:

and two translations (from Russian):

You can find all my work here.

Subscribe to Nova Nevedoma

Chronicles of oddities, obscurities, absurdities, etm, in search of the enigmas of our time.


Vanya Bagaev
A hallucinating AI hooked to Infinity.