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Andriy Lyubka: Writer and Translator

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Ukrainian Studies Program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures; REEEC
1024 Lincoln Hall
Oct 24, 2017   4:00 pm  
Andriy Lyubka
Free and open to the public.
Roman Ivashkiv

The Ukrainian Studies Program at UIUC Presents


Andriy Lyubka, Writer and Translator
Uzhhorod, Ukraine


Born in 1987 in Riga, Latvia, Lyubka completed degrees in Ukrainian Philology at Uzhhorod University (2009) and in Balkan Studies at the University of Warsaw (2014). He is the author of three books of poetry – Eight Months of Schizophrenia (2007), TERRORISM (2008), and Forty Bucks Plus Tip (2009) - and five books of prose – KILLER: A Collection of Stories (2012), Sleeping with Women (2014), Carbide (2015), A Room for Sorrow (2016) and Saudade (2017). His writings have been translated into Polish, Chinese, English, Portuguese, Russian, Czech, Serbian, Macedonian, Slovak, Lithuanian, Romanian, Turkish and German. Lyubka also published translations from Polish, Serbian and English into Ukrainian. He is a columnist for Radio Liberty, Den and Zbruch and a curator for the literary festivals Kyivski Lavry and Meridian Czernowitz. Lyubka has been writer-in-residence at cultural institutes in Poland, Latvia, Romania, Hungary, Sweden and Austria.

WHAT: Reading and –°onversation

WHERE: 1LH (Lincoln Hall) Room 1024

WHEN: Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at 4 pm

Sponsored by the Ukrainian Studies Program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Supported by the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures and Russian, East European and Eurasian Center

For more information or with questions, please contact Dr. Roman Ivashkiv at

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