Denis lives in Moscow, Russia. He graduated from Moscow Paleontological University (2005-2010). Since 2012 he has worked at the Russian State Children’s Library (RSCL), and for the last five years he has been Head of the Cultural Programmes Department. Member of the Hans Christian Andersen Award jury in 2018 and 2020, he is a poet, critic and translator (published translations from English and Spanish). Among Denis’s key responsibilities is management and coordination of large-scale library projects focused on reading promotion among children and teenagers. He is a member of the organization team for IBBY Congress 2020 in Moscow.