the publishing house of the Federation of Societies of Soviet Writers. Founded in Moscow in 1929, Federatsiia published works by M. Gorky, M. Sholokhov, Iu. Olesha, A. Veselyi, A. N. Tolstoy, A. Grin, V. Kataev, and other Soviet writers; it also published memoirs, literary criticism, and publicist works. In addition, Federatsiia published many literary works translated from the national languages of the USSR and from foreign languages.
In 1933, Federatsiia was renamed the Sovetskaia Literatura publishing house, which merged with the Sovetskii Pisatel’ publishing house in 1934.