The Ukrainian Studies Program at UIUC Presents
Andriy Lyubka, Writer and Translator
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 Сonversation
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 firstname.lastname@example.org