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Conversation with Uilleam Blacker (Translator – Ukranian)

In the ongoing series of Conversations we are having with reputed translators from across the world – we have with us today Dr.Uilleam Blacker, who is an Associate Professor of Ukrainian and East European Culture at University College London. He is the author of Memory, the City and the Legacy of World War II, in East Central Europe. He has published widely on Ukrainian, Polish and Russian literature and culture.

He has translated the work of many Ukrainian authors, including Oleg Sentsov’s short story collection ’ Life Went On Anyway’.

He has written for the Times Literary Supplement, Open Democracy Russia, and Words Without Borders. He has been on the panel of Judges for the International Booker Prize this year.

In this episode, We can hear him talking about his love for languages, contemporary Ukrainian Literature, the way ongoing war affected Writers and literature, and the book,’ Life Went On Anyway’.

To buy the book you may use the link given the show notes.

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To Know more about Literature from Ukraine – An article authored by Dr.Uilleam Blacker

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