Poetic Witnessing of War - Halyna Kruk

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Ukrainian scholar and award-winning author Halyna Kruk will join us from Ukraine to offer a woman's voice of the experience of the war. She will read from her poetry and provide her reflections as a witness of war.

Halyna Kruk (1974) is an award-winning poet and prose writer, translator, and scholar from Lviv, Ukraine. She is the author of 5 books of poetry, An Adult Woman (2017), Co(an)existence (2013), The Face beyond the Photograph (2005), Footprints on Sand and Journeys in Search of a Home (both 1997), collection of short stories Anyone but me (2021), and 4 books for children. Her works have been translated into more than 30 languages, her latest poetry books in English translation are A Crash Course in Molotov Cocktails (2023) and Lost in Living (2024). She is a winner of numerous literary awards in Ukraine and abroad, among them The Sundara Ramaswamy Prize, The 2023 Women in Arts Award, The 2022 Kovaliv Fund Prize, The Best Book Award of BookForum 2021, etc. Halyna Kruk is a member of the Ukrainian PEN. Halyna Kruk holds a PhD in Ukrainian baroque literature (2001). She lives in Lviv and teaches European and Ukrainian baroque literature at the Ivan Franko National University in Lviv.

Please contact Lada Kolomiyets with any questions at: Lada.Kolomiyets@Dartmouth.edu

Comparative Literature Program
Leslie Center for the Humanities