16.03.2013

Ukrainian Literary Club, with special guest Yaroslav Melnyk, BBC Ukrainian Book of the Year 2012 shortlist finalist


Ukrainian Literary Club, with special guest Yaroslav Melnyk, BBC Ukrainian Book of the Year 2012 shortlist finalist

Saturday, March 16, 11.00am at the Ukrainian Institute in London  

The meeting of the Ukrainian Literary Club in London will feature special guest, Ukrainian contemporary writer, Yaroslav Melnyk. We will discuss his work Phone me, talk to me (“ , ”) which was on the shortlist of BBC Ukrainian Book of the Year 2012.

Yaroslav Menyk (Jaroslavas Melnikas) is a Ukrainian author living in Lithuania. He has written books of prose, critique, and philosophy, which have been published in Lithuania and in European countries. Critics call him “a Neo-Symbolist of Lithuanian literature”. His novel Distant Space was shortlisted for Book of the Year 2009. Pasaulio pabaiga (The End of the World), a book of short stories, was shortlisted for Book of the Year 2007, and Labai keistas namas (Very Strange House), a collection of short prose work, was long listed for Book of the Year 2007.

Readings and discussions are held in Ukrainian.

All Welcome. Free Admission.




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