Elena Molchanova is a multimedia storyteller and maker. She first came to Trinidad in 2009 and spent five years working in advertising as a motion graphics art director. She has tried on many lives and careers since. Through her writing, she explores those various identities and tries to find the answers she is searching for in her real life. She has lived in Russia, the UK, Indonesia, the USA, Chile, and Canada. Trinidad remains the place she calls home. She recently published her first novel, Trinidead.