PETER LUKICH PROSKURIN .
He was born in 1928. An outstanding Russian writer, the member of writers Union of
USSR, laureate of state prizes of USSR and Russia; he was awarded orders and medals,
including the Gold Star of Hero of Socialist labor, Honorary citizen of the Bryansk region.
The author of the novels "the Roots are bared in a storm", "Bitter herbs", "Exodus", "the
cornelian", "Destiny", "your Name", novels, short stories. P. L. Proskurin was born in Sevsk
district of the Bryansk region. In the early thirties his family moved to Sevsk. The writer
lived in Khabarovsk, Orel, Moscow, but he remembered the Bryansk region and came here,
met with fellow countrymen. He died in 2001. Proskurin was buried in Bryansk.
M. S. Unitsky
M. S. Unitsky was born in Bryansk on the 26th of February 1929. Until 1954 she was a
senior editor of book publishing houses in Grozny. At first she was printed in the newspaper
"Bryansk Komsomolets". Marina has been writing poetry since childhood. Her works were
printed in Moscow in the North Caucasus, in Belarus, in Kiev, Tula, and Oryol, Smolensk,
Sverdlovsk and other cities. M. S. Unitsky is author of collections of poems "Heart calls" ,
"Meetings, separation" , "The Earth is our attraction," "My Blueberry, blueberry", "Quiet
summer", "And only about love we will speak" , "February snowstorm". She is a laureate of
A. K. Tolstoy "the Silver lyre" 2001. Presently she lives in Bryansk.