Peter Kirchikov is a published writer, linguist, lexicographer and paralegal. He is fluent in English, Russian, Ukrainian, and Bulgarian. Additionally, he reads and communicates in German, French, Latin, Serbo-Croatian and a few other languages. Peter earned his Bachelors Degree from Izmail State Teachers Training College in Ukraine and his Paralegal Training Certificate from the ABA-approved National Center for Paralegal Training in Atlanta, GA.

    Peter wrote his memoir "Walnuts On My Bookshelf" as a logical response to a large interest in his life story and his unique experiences of human survival under the dictatorial regime of Communist Russia.