Margarita Gokun Silver is a writer and artist. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washingon Post, The Jewish Daily Forward, The Christian Science Monitor, Ozy, Vox, Quartz, Saveur, Lucky Peach and Smithsonian. She is working on a memoir about coming of age as a young Jewish woman in USSR, immigrating, and building a life in the U.S.
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