Olga Kuno has completed her Ph.D. in generative linguistics at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She is a linguist and a writer. Her fantasy romance novels have been published by several major publishing houses in Russia. One of these novels, Half a Step Away from Love, has been recently translated to English.


Olga Kuno has the following works available at Clarkesworld:

How to Invent an Alien Language? A Linguistic Perspective

NON-FICTION by Olga Kuno in Issue 131 – August 2017

Invented languages spoken by races in imaginary worlds can add credibility to a story, making both the world and the characters feel more real. An author of a science fiction or fantasy novel involving different countries or planets may choose whether to make everybody speak the same language or try to create separate languages. As […]
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