Boris Strugatsky was born in St. Petersburg where he lives till date. He graduated from the Faculty of mathematics and informatics of the Leningrad State University specializing in star astronomy. Boris worked at Pulkovo observatory. Since 1966 he has been a professional writer. Since 1974 he has been heading a seminar for young sci-fi writers, which has brought up a lot of well-known authors.
At present Boris Strugatsky writes his works under the pen-name S. Vititsky. He also used pseudonyms S. Vitin and S. Pobedin. Together with his brother Boris is a laureate of lots of Russian and foreign literature awards. Boris is chairman and the only member of the jury of the Bronze Snail Award, and chairman of the jury of the ABS-Award (Arkady&Boris Strugatsky Award), the brothers’ memorial award.