Nik (Nikolaj) Daniilovitch Perumov was born in Leningrad
He currently lives in the US.
Nik Perumov has wirtten more than 20 fantasy and sci-fi books
First publication: A trilogy Kolco T'my (The Ring of Darkness) - actually a fanfic itself (Tolkien-based) - which caused Tolkien fen irritated by the publication to parodize Perumov:
1995 - a Zoltan Barding's jokes collection
(ca. 1995-1996) - Narsyl .5,45 (by Dmitri Damera) (http://www.fantasy.ru/perumov/gallery/tal_narsil.html) etc.
Perumov's fandom is very extencive. Fics and poetry are gathered on PeroMania site - http://www.olmer.ru/peromania/. Numerous fanart works are collected at http://www.fantasy.ru/perumov/gallery_body.html, there are also RPGs and even three music bands inspired by his creations
A first fic contest on www.olmer.ru. The 1st place winner Dark Heldin (fic Vstrecha Druzej/Meeting of Friends) gets a book signed by Perumov himself
From 2000 till now there have been ca. 10 fic and fanart contests
Exmo publishing house prints three volumes of Perumov-based fanfiction - Miry Nika Perumova (Nik Perumov's Worlds) Hierward, Mel'in and Other Places, Evial. The volumes are comprized out of www.olmer.ru Emerald Dragon contest winners.
There are only two known slash-fics based on Perumov: Leaving MiddleEarth by Razgranichitel' (based on Tolkien-based Kop'e T'my - The Spear of Darkness) - http://www.slashfiction.ru/newslash/story.php?story=524
and Plach obo Mne (Weep for me) by Elga (based on Cherep na rukave - Scull on a Sleeve) - http://www.slashfiction.ru/newslash/story.php?story=435 (both 2005)
Perumov is known to approve of fanfiction based on his books, but cannot stand slash