Svetlana Yefimenko is a PhD researcher working in classical reception in modern literature and philosophy at the University of Exeter. Generously funded by the university’s Doctoral College, her research focuses on Tolstoy’s diachronic reception of Homer’s epics approached in terms of Nietzschean aesthetics. Svetlana worked as a copywriter and copy editor while completing a Master of Humanities degree, with distinction, in Philosophy and Theory at the University of Colorado Denver in 2017. Currently, she serves as an assistant editor for Ex-Historia Journal and a peer reviewer for Exclamat!on Journal. Her poetry, short fiction, and academic articles have appeared in literary and scholarly journals.