Participants 2019

Serhiy Zhadan / Ukraine

Serhiy Zhadan (1974) is a Ukrainian poet, prose writer, translator, public activist. He is the author of the novels „Depesh Mod“, „Voroshylovgrad“, „Mesopotamia“, „Internat“, poetry collections „Quotations“, „Ethiopia“, „Life of Maria“, „Templars“, „Antenna“ and others.

Literary works by Serhiy Zhadan received numerous national and international awards, and are translated into twenty two languages, making the author one of the most famous contemporary Ukrainian writers. Serhiy Zhadan is also an active organizer of the literary life of Ukraine and a participant in multimedia art projects.

He is a member of Ukrainian PEN Club. Serhiy Zhadan translates from German, Polish, Belarussian and Russian languages.

Since 2015 he is the author of the Meridian Czernowitz Publishing House.