Vyacheslav Kuritsyn was born on April 10, 1965 in Novosibirsk. He graduated from USU in 1989 (Ekaterinburg, Russia). In 1995 he graduated from the post-graduate department of the RSHU.
Vyacheslav Kuritsyn worked as a literary columnist and journalist in many periodicals. In different years he was the editor-in-chief of the journal in a journal «Text» (an avant-garde project of magazine «Ural»), the newspaper «Clip» (Ekaterinburg, Russia), “Moscow alternative «and» Informal Moscow” , «Activist» magazine (SPb), the site «Ozone «.
The creator of the website «Modern Russian Literature with Vyacheslav Kuritsyn”. The President of the humanitarian conference «Kuritsyn’s readings» (in cooperation with Ural State University, 1997, 1999, 2001 and 2003). The curator of art exhibitions, including the largest exhibition of Russian modern art «Come on» (Berlin-Vienna, 2001-2002). The founder and lead author of Russian poetic slam (in Moscow and St. Petersburg since 2001).
The author of performances in «Theatre.doc» (Moscow, 2002) and Ekaterinburg «(2003). The founder and co-owner of the legendary club «Platform» (St. Petersburg, 2004-2006). The compiler of the anthology of the poetry of St. Petersburg (2005) and «Non-format» book series (modern Russian prose, 2004-2005). The anchorman of the TV show «The Night on the Fifth” (2008-2009).
In different years, he participated in preparation of large art festivals, such as «Cultural Revolution» in Perm (in 2012 he worked in ERMM Museum of Modern Art). In different years was a member of the Pen-Center, Media Union and at the Academy of the Modern Russian Literature; he left these organizations, but he is still a member of the Union of Writers. The laureate of the award of Andrey Beliy for services to Russian literature (2005).
A Book about Postmodernism. -Ekaterinburg, 1992.
Love and vision: short novels. — M.: Solo: Ayurveda, 1996.
Poems, read on November 23, 1995 in the Salon “The Classics of XXI Century «. — M.: ARGO-RISK; The Publishing House of Yelena Pakhomova, 1996.
Correspondence, February 1996 to February 1997. — M.: Ad Marginem, 1998. -126 p. (In cooperation with Aleksey Parshikov). Diary records of the time of upmaking of this book. — M.: 1998.
Journalism 1993-1997. — SPb: The Publishing House of Ivan Limbakh, 1998.
English Literary Postmodernism. — Moscow: OST, 2000.
A Matador on the Moon. — Moscow: OLMA-PRESS, 2001.
7 Proses: short stories, novellas. — SPb.: Amphora, 2002.
The Month Of Arcachon. — M.: Amphora, 2003 (under the pseudonym Andrew Turgenev).
A Watercolor for the Matador. — M.: AST, 2004.
Kuritsyn-Weekly. — M.: EMERGENCY EXIT, 2005.
A Watercolor for the Matador. — M.: Ast; Astrel-St. Petersburg, 2005.
Sleep and Believe. Blockade Novel. — Moscow: Eksmo, 2007. — 384 pp. — (under the pseudonym Andrey Turgenev).
Let God Rip You to Pieces from Inside! — Moscow: Eksmo, 2008. -352 pp. — (under the pseudonym Andrey Turgenev).
The Books by Borges. — M.: AST; Zebra E, 2009.
MTV: Feed Me. — M.: AST; Zebra E, 2009.
Nabokov Without Lolita: a guidebook with maps, pictures and tasks. -M.: New Publishing House, 2013.
An Opus for Dima, Another Dima, Katya, Misha and Yulya. — M.: Korovaknigi, 2015.