24.11.2012

Ukrainian Literary Club meeting - discussing the works of contemporary writer Eugenia Kononenko


The next meeting of the Ukrainian Literary Club will take place on Saturday, November 24th, at 11.00am at the Ukrainian Institute in London. We will discuss the works of contemporary writer Eugenia Kononenko.  

Kyiv based Kononenko is a writer, literary translator from English and French, fellow at the Ukrainian Center for Cultural Studies. She has participated in many international literary, cultural and scientific forums in Ukraine, France, USA, Poland, Finland, Estonia, and Russia. Winner of several literary and translation prizes.

 

Born on February 17, 1959 in Kyiv, Eugenia graduated from the Mechanics and Mathematics Department of Kyiv National University and French philology at the Kyiv Institute of Foreign Languages.

 

Eugenia writes poetry, short stories and essays, stories and novels, several children’s books, a number of cultural explorations of the themes of popular culture and gender issues and journalistic articles. She has received recognition for her short fiction: short stories, novels and essays, translated and the subject of research in Ukraine and abroad.  Eugenia’s works have been translated and published in Ukrainian, English, German, French, Croatian, Finnish, Czech, Russian, Polish, Belarusian and Japanese.

The club is led by Volodymyr Oleyko, a distinguished Ukrainian poet living in London.

Readings and discussions are held in Ukrainian. All Welcome. Free Admission.




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