Shimun Vrochek (Russian: Шимун Врочек), born 1 November 1976, is a Russian author known mostly for his works of fiction. He was born in the Northern Urals, in the Kungur region. Vrochek has been a writer since 2001. To fans of the Metro Series and outside of Russia, he is best known as the author of Piter, a novel from the Universe of Metro 2033 book series.
All of his works were originally written in Russian, though some of them have been translated to other languages. Piter, for example, has been published in a number of European languages - such as Polish, German, and Spanish.