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A Humanitarian Aid Kit of War Songs: A Bilingual Reading with Ukrainian Poet Iya Kiva
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States + Google Map
Please join the Department of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Languages and Cultures at Royce Hall, Room 306 for “A Humanitarian Aid Kit of War Songs: A Bilingual Reading with Ukrainian Poet Iya Kiva.” Professor Lilya Kaganovsky (UCLA) will moderate.
Iya Kiva is a poet, translator, and journalist. She was born in Donetsk and fled the war in 2014 to settle in Kyiv. Shortly after arriving, she began shifting from writing in her native Russian to writing in her second language, Ukrainian. She is the author of two volumes of poetry and the recipient of numerous awards for her poetry and translation. She is currently a fellow at the University of Iowa’s International Writing Program.