Oksana Lushchevska

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Oksana Lushchevska
BornOksana Lushchevska
(1982-02-17) 17 February 1982 (age 37)
Talne, Ukraine
OccupationChildren's book writer
Notable awardsGolden Stroke Ukrainian Children's Literature Contest Award, 2008

Oksana Lushchevska (*17 February 1982, Talne) is a Ukrainian children's books writer, translator, and poet.


Lushchevska is a doctoral student at the University of Georgia, studying children's literature. She completed a Master's degree in Russian and Comparative Literature and a Graduate Certificate in Children's Literature from the Pennsylvania State University. She received her B.A. in Ukrainian Language and Literature, English Language and Literature and World Literature from the Pavlo Tychyna Uman State Pedagogical University.


Children's books
  • About A Whale. Lviv: Old Lion Publishing House, 2014
  • The Other Home. Lviv: Old Lion Publishing House, 2013
  • The Caroling Wolf. Kyiv: Bratske, 2013
  • The Best Friends. Lviv: Old Lion Publishing House, 2012
  • Salty and Master Chef Tarapata. Kyiv, Grani-T, 2012
  • Seva and Co. Ternopil, Navchalna Knyha – Bohdan, 2011
  • Penpals. Lviv: Old Lion Publishing House, 2011
  • Golden Wheel of a Year. Kyiv: Smoloskyp, 2011
  • Escape. Kyiv: Grani-T, 2011
  • Oksana Lushchevska about Christopher Columbus, John Newbery, Charles Darwin, Chaika Dniprova, Pearl S. Buck. Kyiv: Grani-T, 2011
  • Christmas Stories. Kyiv: Grani-T, 2010
  • Strange Chimerical Creatures, or Secrets of the Antique Chest. Kyiv: Grani-T, 2009


  • 2012 The Great Hedgehog Award Nominee
  • 2011 Ukrainian Book of the Year Nominee
  • 2009 Smoloskyp Literary Foundation Award
  • 2008 Golden Stroke Ukrainian Children’s Literature Contest Award
  • 2007 Granoslov Award


External links[edit]

  • Oksana Lushchevska biography at the Grani-T Publishing House website
  • Oksana Lushchevska biography at the Vydavnytstvo Staroho Leva website
  • book reviews on the Working Group for Study of Russian Children's Literature and Culture blog