Kateryna Babkina

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Kateryna Babkina
Kateryna Babkina photo.jpg
Born (1985-07-22) July 22, 1985 (age 33)
NationalityUkrainian
OccupationWriter

Kateryna Babkina (Ukrainian: Катерина Бабкіна) (born 22 July 1985 in Ivano-Frankivsk) is a Ukrainian poet, short story writer, novelist, playwright and screenwriter.

Career[edit]

Kateryna Babkina was born in Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine in 1985.[1] She attended Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv to study journalism and graduated in 2007, going on to work as a freelance journalist.[2][3]

She currently[when?] works as a contributing editor for Esquire in Ukraine and has had articles published in Focus, Business and Le Monde amongst others.

In 2014 she became the face of the Podolyan campaign Story of a Dress.[4][better source needed]

Published work[edit]

Poetry[edit]

  • St Elmo's Fire (2002)
  • The Mustard (2011)
  • Painkillers and Sleeping Pills (2014)
  • Charmed for Love (2017)

Short story collections[edit]

  • Lilu After You (2008)
  • Schaslyvi holi lyudy (Happy Naked People) (2016)

Novels[edit]

  • Sonia (2013)[5]

Screenplays[edit]

  • Evil, as part of the 2013 Kinofest NYC festival[6]

Plays[edit]

  • Hamlet.Babylon (2016), an adaptation of Shakespeare's Hamlet

Children's stories[edit]

  • Harbuzovyi rik (The Pumpkin Year) (2014)
  • Шапочка і кит (The Hat and the Whale) (2015)[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wicks, Les. Contemporary Poetry of the Ukraine and Australia. Retrieved 17 January 2019.
  2. ^ "NEW YORK'S BOWERY POETRY CLUB LIVE IN KYIV" (PDF). 20 September 2013. Retrieved 4 May 2016.
  3. ^ "About the Poets". Poem: International English Language Quarterly. 5: 139–144. 2017. doi:10.1080/20519842.2017.1271654.
  4. ^ "Story of a Dress: Kateryna Babkina". Podolyan. Retrieved 17 January 2019.
  5. ^ Fedyuk, Taras (12 November 2013). "The first pancake - not hlevkyy: review of the novel Katerina Babkina". BBC News (in Ukrainian). Retrieved 4 May 2016.
  6. ^ "With the support of the Open Ukraine Foundation Kateryna Babkina presented Ukrainian film shorts at KINOFEST NYC". Open Ukraine. 16 May 2013. Retrieved 4 May 2016.
  7. ^ "BBC Ukrainian Book of the Year 2016 awards winners announced". BBC. Retrieved 17 January 2019.

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