Sasha Filipenko, born in Minsk in 1984, is a Belarusian author who writes in Russian. After leaving his training in classical music, he studied literature in St. Petersburg and worked as a journalist, scriptwriter, gag writer for a satirical show and television presenter. The Ex-Son, about life under the Lukashenko regime, was published by Diogenes in spring 2021. Filipenko is an ardent football fan and currently lives in Germany with his family.
- ›Writer in Residence‹ bis Juli 2021: Fondation Jan Michalski, Montricher, Nähe Genfersee, Schweiz, 2021