Batchelder, Alyce,

Alyce Batchelder befriended George and Tatiana Grebenstchikoff in Lakeland, Florida and became the literary executor for the George Grebenstchikoff estate in 1965.

George Grebenstchikoff (1883-1964) was born in the Tomsk Oblast of Russia. He published segments of his serialized novel Churaevy before emigrating to Paris (1920) and then the United States (1924). In 1925 he and Ilia Tolstoi founded the Churaevka artists' colony in Southbury, Connecticut, where Grebenstchikoff also directed the Alatas publishing house. George and Tatiana Grebenstchikoff later moved to Florida, where George Grebenstchikoff taught creative writing and Russian literature at Florida Southern College from 1941 to 1952. In addition to Churaevy, Grebenstchikoff's principal writings include the novel The Turbulent Giant (1940) and Egorkina zhizn' (published posthumously in 1966), an autobiographical work.


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