306 Royce Hall, UCLA
UCLA Slavic, East European and Eurasian Languages and Cultures presents…
An Afternoon with Andriy Lyubka
Ukrainian poet, translator and essayist
Sunday, October 22, 2017
3pm – 5pm
306 Royce Hall
Andriy Lyubka was born in 1987 in Riga, Latvia. He 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. He also works as a translator, having published several translations from Polish, Serbian and English into Ukrainian. He is a columnist for Radio Liberty, Den and Zbruch. He has been a curator for the literary festivals Kyivski Lavry and Meridian Czernowitz and has been writer-in-residence at cultural institutes in Poland, Latvia, Romania, Hungary, Sweden and Austria.