We are Popcorn Books, an independent publishing house from Moscow, Russia. We publish exciting fiction for young adults and adults that touches on topics which are still regarded as controversial in today’s Russia. These are books about queer characters, self-identification, racism and sexism, mental health issues and more.

Foreign Rights Catalogue 2022


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Theatre, Film & TV

Valeria Burlina valeria.burlina@popcornbooks.me

Translation Rights

Maria Bolshakova m.bolshakova@popcornbooks.me

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Translation grants

Every book from our catalogue is suitable for application to the following grants:


International Project of the Mikhail Prokhorov Foundation that supports translation of Russian literature. There is no deadline, applications are reviewed four times per year. Learn more