Evgenij Ryss studied at the Institute of Art History. He graduated from the three courses, and he lived in Leningrad . Collaborated with the magazine "Star". During the Great Patriotic War, he was a correspondent. After the war he settled in Moscow. He first became known for his writing in 1928, as a playwright with the comedy "Twenty-one danger" The main themes of the works of E. Ryss are about the Soviet worker, about brave and honest people and about basic human rights.