Nadezhda Teffi is a wonderful and perceptive satirist.
She fled Russia after the October revolution in 1919 and
spent the rest of her life in Paris.
My favourite story of hers is Two Affairs with Foreigners
Another writer who was successful early in her life, but
died in poverty.
Work available in English
A Russian Cultural Revival, University of Tennessee Press, 1981.
Includes: A Modest Talent and Diamond Dust (one-act plays), and Talent (a story)
An Anthology of Russian Women's Writing, Oxford, 1994.
Includes: The Woman Question (a one-act play) and Walled Up (a story)
The Portable Twentieth Century Reader, Penguin Classics, 2003.
Includes: Time (a story which is also included in All About Love)
Russian Stories from Pushkin to Buida, Penguin Classics, 2005.
Includes: Love and A Family Journey (stories)
All About Love (a collection of stories), Ardis Publishers, 1985.
The East (a story)
A Radiant Easter, Subtly Worded, The Corsican (stories)