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Ukraine

Andrei Krasniashikh

Andrei Petrovitch Krasniashikh, born in 1970 in Poltava, Ukraine, has a PhD in philology and is an associate professor of the history of international literature and classics at Kharkov National...

Jerzy Lutowski

Jerzy Lutowski was born in 1923 in Lviv in what is now Ukraine. In the years of Nazi occupation, he served in the underground Home Army (Armia Krajowa) and took part in the Warsaw Rising in...

Lina Kostenko

Lina Kostenko (1936) is one of Ukraine’s most important contemporary poets. Between 1957 and 1961, she published three volumes of poetry that won her considerable popularity. Her refusal to...

Lyudmyla Khersonska

Lyudmyla Khersonska lives in Odessa, Ukraine. She is the author of two books of poetry, Vse svoi, named one of the ten best poetry books of 2011, and Tyl’naia-litsevaia (2015). Her work...

Lyuba Yakimchuk

Lyuba Yakimchuk is a Ukrainian poet, screenwriter, and journalist. She is the author of several full-length poetry collections, including Like FASHION and Apricots of Donbas, and the film script...

Oleksandr Mykhed

Oleksandr Mykhed (born 1988) is a Ukrainian literary scholar, curator of art projects, and writer. He is a research fellow at the Taras Shevchenko Institute of Literature, National Academy of...

Iryna Shuvalova

Iryna Shuvalova is a prize-winning poet and translator from Ukraine. She is a Fulbright scholar and a holder of an MA degree in Comparative Literature from Dartmouth College. Her first book of...

Sashko Ushkalov

Sashko Ushkalov (born 1983) is a Ukrainian writer, literary scholar, and translator. He lives in Kyiv, Ukraine. He is the author of a book of poetry, a collection of absurdist plays, a novel, and...

Tanya Malyarchuk

Tanya Malyarchuk (born 1983) is a Ukrainian writer and journalist. She lives in Vienna, Austria. She is the author of six books of prose, as well as a partial collected edition of her work titled...

Taras Antypovych

Taras Antypovych (born 1978)  is a Ukrainian writer and journalist. He lives in Kyiv, Ukraine. He is the author of 4 books of prose. His first novel “Miseria” (2007) was named...

Nika Skandiaka

Nika Skandiaka is a translator from Russian. 

Pavel Gol’din

Pavel Gol'din (born 1978) is a zoologist. Before March 2014, he  lived in Simferopol, Crimea. He is the author of three books of poetry in Russian (Flock of Eared Cinderellas,...

Marjana Savka

Ukrainian poet Marjana Savka is the author of four books of poetry, including Eight Notes from the Blue Angel, translated by Askold Melnyczuk, and Love and War, co-authored with Marianna...

Oksana Zabuzhko

Oksana Zabuzhko's works include the prizewinning collection of stories Oh Sister, My Sister, and the best-selling Field Work in Ukrainian Sex, which was widely translated in Central and...

Svetlana Alexievich

Svetlana Alexievich, the 2015 Nobel laureate in literature, was born in 1948 in the Ukrainian town of Ivano-Frankivsk, the daughter of a Belarusian father and a Ukrainian mother. When the...

Pavel Lembersky

Pavel Lembersky was born in Odessa, Ukraine, and came to the United States in 1977. He graduated from The University of California at Berkeley with a degree in comparative literature, did...
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