|Born||Валенти́н Я́ковлевич Курба́тов|
29 September 1939
Salvan, Kuybyshev Oblast, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
|Died||6 March 2021(aged 81)|
|Occupation||Writer, Literary critic|
|Alma mater||Gerasimov Institute of Cinematography|
Valentin Yakovlevich Kurbatov (Russian: Валенти́н Я́ковлевич Курба́тов) (29 September 1939 – 6 March 2021) was a Russian literary critic and writer. He was a member of the Yasnaya Polyana Literary Award, member of the Writers' Union of Russia. He was also member of the Public Chamber of Russia from 2010 to 2014 and member of the Presidential Council for Culture.