Tatiana Zhitkova is poet, essayist, editor, pedagogue, born in Russia, in 1951. Studied at the Pedagogical University of Yaroslavl, Faculty of Physics and Mathematics. Worked as mathematics teacher at school for several years. Since 1981 she has lived in Riga (the capital of Latvia). Participated in social activities, cultural and art projects for children and poetic readings. She has a number of publications in international collections of prose and poetry. She is the author of the book „Cosmos in a lake”. Her poetry was translated into Bulgarian and English.
Awards: gold medal at a festival in France in 2007, special award in Bulgaria in Varna in 2011, Laureate of zonal competition of worldwide poetic marathon in 2005.