A graduate of the Translation Department of Russian State University For the Humanities, a student of Grigory Kruzhkov and Alexandr Livergant. Completed a screenwriting class at Dickinson College in the United States and studied screenwriting at Snegiri film school in Moscow.

The author of the play "Marviks" at the mobile theater called "Detsky Mir". Maria wrote and self-published a fantastic story about chipmunks and sailors called "Burunduchanga".

Since 2022, she has been an author at Vakosha Publishing and a translator at Gorodets Publishing. Her humorous detective novel "Fluffy Detectives" made it to the top list of children's literature at the spring fair Non/fiction in Moscow. In 2023, a new translation of Rudyard Kipling's story "Rikki-Tikki-Tavi" is expected to be published in the "Laska-press" series by Gorodets Publishing House.

Maria Yamashevskaya


Fluffy Detectives enter Non/Fiction 2023 top-list
The story about two cats with illustrations by Anna Demchenko entered the children's top list of the spring fair Non/fiction 2023 in the Gostiny Dvor.
Book bees opening a workshop!
The book workshop "Hive" invites new authors! We will help colleagues develop their children's book idea, inspire, support, and share useful life hacks.
New translation of "Rikki-Tikki-Tavi" to be released by Gorodets Publishing House
In 2023, a new translation of Rudyard Kipling's story "Rikki-Tikki-Tavi" by Maria Yamashchevskaya with illustrations by Maria Leshchuk is coming out in Gorodets Publishing House.

The page contains illustrations by Anna Lyubimova and Maria Leshchuk.