Andriy Lyubka is a contemporary Ukrainian poet, writer, and essayist. He is the author of three books of poetry—Eight Months of Schizophrenia (2007), TERRORISM (2008), and Forty Bucks Plus Tip (2009)—and four 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. Mr. Lyubka also works as a translator, having published several translations from Polish, Serbian, and English into Ukrainian. He is a columnist for Radio Liberty and the newspapers Den' and Zbruch. Mr. Lyubka has been a curator for the literary festivals “Kyivski Lavry” and “Meridian Czernowitz” and has been a writer-in-residence at cultural institutes in Poland, Latvia, Romania, Hungary, Sweden, and Austria.
Andriy Lyubka’s book Carbide was the only Ukrainian book to reach the finale of the Angelus Central European Literature Award this year (2017).
Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies,
Faculty of Arts, University of Alberta.
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