Participants 2013

Volha Hapeyeva / Belarus

Volha Hapeyeva, Ph.D.

b.1982 Minsk (Belarus)

Writes poetry, prose and plays.

Author of the books “The Reconstruction of the Sky” (2003), “The Unshaven Morning” (2007), “Moire Fringe Method” (2012), “Ember and Stubble-field” (2013), “(incr)edible stories” (2013), “Two Sheep” (2013).

Her works were translated into English, German, Polish, Macedonian, Czech, Lithuanian. Collaborates with electronic musicians and gives poetry audio-visual performances. Participant of numerous literary festivals and conferences (Slovenia, Germany, CzechRepublic, Lithuania, etc.). Scholarship-holder of Literarische Colloquium Berlin (2009), Writers’ and Translator’s House (Ventspils 2010, 2012), International Writer’s House Graz (Austria, 2013).

Doing researches in the field of philosophy of language, sociology of the body, gender issues in culture and literature, comparative linguistics.

Translates from English, German, Chinese. Member of the Belarusian PEN-Centre.