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Zhadan bio & links to poetry in English

EVENTS in 2017

April 20, 2017 Serhiy Zhadan at Yale University
Reading & Talk: Serhiy Zhadan Poetry and the War in Ukraine
with Timothy Snyder & Marci Shore 
Thursday, April 20, 2017 4:00 pm
seminar room of Horchow Hall
55 Hillhouse Ave, New Haven
FREE and open to the public

April 21, 2017 Serhiy Zhadan SoHo Loft in New York
Conversation: Serhiy Zhadan & Keith Gessen, editor of N+1,
Friday, April 21, 2017 6:30 pm
Reading: at 9pm featuring Bob Holman, Susan Hwang & Lusterlit
CALL Yara (212) 475-6474

April 22, 2017 Serhiy Zhadan at Ukrainian Museum
Reading & Music: Serhiy Zhadan reads his poetry as Fima Chupakhin plays jazz piano
Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 7:30 pm
The Ukrainian Museum
222 East 6th Street, New York

Serhiy Zhadan will be reading his work in the original, while Yara actors will read English translations.

April 24, 2017 Serhiy Zhadan in UC-San Diego
reading by Serhiy Zhadan with translations by Virlana Tkacz & Wanda Phipps
Literature Building at University of California – San Diego, CA

April 27, 2017 Serhiy Zhadan in Stanford University
Roundtable: The Politics and Poetics of Protest Arts
with Serhiy Zhadan, Asia Bazdireva, Pavel Arseniev & Roman Osminkin
Thursday, April 27, noon-1:30 pm
Stanford University Pigott Hall (Bldg 206) room 252
FREE and open to the public 
Poetry Reading: Roman Osminkin, Pavel Arseniev, Serhiy Zhadan
Thursday, April 27, 6:30-8:30 pm
Stanford University William Hewlett Teaching Center 201
FREE and open to the public 

April 28, 2017 Serhiy Zhadan inUIMA Chicago
Poetry Reading: Serhiy Zhadan
Friday, April 28, 7:30 pm
Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art 2320 W Chicago Ave, Chicago

April 29, 2016 Serhiy Zhadan at University of Chicago
Book and Poetry Reading: Serhiy Zhadan with Roman Ivashkiv
introduced by Olga Solovieva
Saturday, April 29, 4:00-5:30 PM
Seminary Co-op Bookstore
5751 S Woodlawn Ave, Chicago
FREE and open to the public

Serhiy Zhadan will be reading a selection of his poems and excerpts from his novel Voroshilovgrad, published in English by ellum Press, 2016. BBC Ukraine named Voroshilovgrad BBC Book of the Year in 2010 and BBC Book of the Decade in 2014. Mr. Zhadan is a poet, novelist, musician from Kharkiv, Ukraine. An activist who has become a voice of Ukraine's "Euro-Maidan" movement, he has been vocal about finding solutions that make Ukraine a safe space for Russian and Ukrainian speakers.

English translations of Serhiy Zhadan's Poetry read at the events are by Virlana Tkacz and Wanda Phipps.
They have been made possible with the public support of the New York State Council on the Arts.

On Zhadan and links to poems in English
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