Participants 2010

Natalka Bilotserkivets

poetess, translator

Natalka Bilotserkivets was born on the 8th of November 1954 in Summy Region. In 1976 she graduated from the Kyiv University Department of philology. Since 1986 she has been working in the “Ukrainian Culture” (“Українська культура”) magazine.

Natalka is the author of 6 poetic collections and a book of literary critical essays. The last two collected volumes (“Allergy”/ “Алергія” and ”Central Hotel”/ “Готель Централь”) were honored with the reward of the “Book of the Year” (“Книжка року”) contests in 2000 and 2004.

Natalka Bilotserkivets’s poems are translated into many languages, particularly into English and German and at the end of 2009 “Rose and knife” /”Троянда і ніж” appeared in Polish translation in “Phrase“/”Фраза” publishing house. Natalka is a participant of numerous literary festivals and a winner of “Mayakovskyy” (Georgia) and “Vilinitsa Kristal”/ “Кристал Віленіци” (Slovenia) prizes.