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Inna is a speechwriter, essay mentor, fiction writer, and poet who emigrated from Ukraine to the U.S. as a child. People at all stages of their careers come to Inna to help them tell their stories with confidence and impact – onstage, or in print.


She has worked with business leaders, lawmakers, members of royal families, and renowned scientists around the world. Her high school, college, and graduate school students include U.S. Presidential Scholars, National YoungArts Foundation winners, and Coca-Cola and Cameron Scholars, among others.

Inna's writing has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and has been published or is forthcoming in numerous publications, including FOLIO; Air/Light Magazine; CutBank; Santa Monica Review; Strange Tales at 30 (Tartarus Press); Swan River Press's Uncertainties V; and Weird Horror by Shirley Jackson and British Fantasy Award-winner Undertow Publications. Her fiction has been anthologized and appears in The Best Horror Of The Year. Her essays, poetry, and fiction examine images originating from her experiences as an immigrant.  D


Inna has her BA in Economics from Columbia University. 

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