Born in Polotsk. From 1939 to 1941 he studied in Grodno. In 1942 — 1943 — a partisan in the Death to Fascism Squad, commander of the demolition group of the Bolshevik Squad in Polotsk; by 1945 in the army. In 1946-1953 worked in the editorial office of the Balshavitsky Stsyag newspaper in Polotsk, held the position of the chairman of the Nadzvіnne Literary Association in Polotsk. In 1958 he graduated from A.M. Gorky Institute of Literature in Moscow, then graduate school at it. He worked as a scientific secretary of Yakub Kolas Literary Museum. In 1969 — 1973 he headed the fiction sector of the department of culture of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Belarus. The author of 10 novels, 13 tales, numerous stories. Member of the Writers' Union of the BSSR since 1961.
He was awarded the Order of the Patriotic War, 1st degree, the Order of the Red Star, the Badge of Honour, the Order of Glory, 3rd degree, Francisk Skaryna Medal, and medals.
The title of Honorary Citizen of Polotsk was conferred in 1987.
At the editor's table. 1947
At a meeting of the Nadzvinne Literary Association of Polotsk in the Oblast Party Committee. 1950s
At a skiing competition among students of Moscow Literary Institute. 1954
In grandmother's garden. 1953
With a friend Sergey Zemnitskiy on Streletskaya Street in Polotsk. 1946
At work. 1970s
At home in Polotsk. 1953
At the place where the dugouts of the Smert’ Fashizmu (Death to Fascism) Partisan Detachment were situated in 1942. 1976
Friends Anatoliy Grechannikov and Ales’ Savitskiy in Polotsk on the bank of the Western Dvina. 1975
At the Fifth Congress of Writers of the USSR. 1971
Delegation of Belarusian writers at the Fifth Congress of Writers of the USSR. A. A. Savitskiy is the fifth from the right. 1971
Near the Proryv (Breakthrough) Memorial Complex at a meeting of participants of the blockade breakthrough in 1944. A.A. Savitsky is the third from the right. 1984
In his native Polotsk on the banks of the Polota River. 1975