Book Club

The Book Club provides an opportunity for those interested in Ukrainian literature to meet (monthly) and discuss both classical and contemporary works

The Book Blub is run by Volodymyr Oleyko. The admission is free.

In Spring Term 2017 the Club will convene 18 March, 20 May, 8 April and 17 June.

The topics of the Book Club sessions for March-Jue is as follows:


18 March      "Moloda Muza" literary grouping and Ukrainian literary modernism (Богдан ЛепкийПетро КарманськийМихайло ЯцківСидор ТвердохлібВасиль ПачовськийОстап Луцький)

8 April          Literary legancy of Yevhen Hutsalo. His poetry could befound at:

20 May          Debate around Tetyana Malyarchuk's novel "Obvision" («Забуття»). The online version of the novel could be accessed here:

17 June        a Book Club trip to Munich


Volodymyr Oleyko was born in Pustomyty near  the city of L'viv in Ukraine. He earned his MA in Journalism from the Ukrainian Academy of Publishing and his MSc in Political Economy from the London School of Economics. In Ukraine Mr. Oleyko worked as an editor and journalist in both print and broadcasting media. Since he moved to London Mr Oleyko has been actively involved in activities of the local Ukrainian community. He is a member of the Ukrainian Writers' Union and an author of two published books of poetry.