Sofia Andrukhovych

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Sofia Andrukhovych
Sofia Andrukhovych in Wrocław, 2015.
Sofia Andrukhovych in Wrocław, 2015.
Born (1982-11-17) 17 November 1982 (age 39)
Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine
Occupationwriter, translator

Sofia Yuriyivna Andrukhovych (Ukrainian: Софі́я Ю́ріївна Андрухо́вич, born 17 November 1982) is a Ukrainian writer and translator. The wife of Andriy Bondar, Ukrainian writer.

Life and career[edit]

Andrukhovych signing her books in Warsaw in 2007

Sofia Andrukhovych was born in Ivano-Frankivsk, the daughter of Yuri Andrukhovych. She is married to a Ukrainian writer Andriy Bondar, with whom she has a daughter Varvara, born 10 March 2008.

Andrukhovych is a co-editor of Chetver periodical. In 2004 she received a residence grant from Villa Decius Association in Krakow where she used to live.[1] She now resides in Kyiv.

In December 2014, her novel Felix Austria won BBC Ukrainian's Book of the Year 2014 award.[2] An additional publication inspired by the novel's contents, was a recipe book compiled with Marianna Dushar.[3] A Ukrainian-Polish feature film Viddana by director Chrystyna Syvolap was released in 2020.[4]

In March 2021, she received the Women in Arts Award in literature.[5]

Publications[edit]

Prose[edit]

  • Літо Мілени (Kiev, 2002).
  • Старі люди (Ivano-Frankivsk, 2003).
  • Жінки їхніх чоловіків (Ivano-Frankivsk, 2005).
  • Сьомга (Kiev, 2007).
  • Фелікс Австрія, English: Felix Austria (Lviv, 2014).

Translations[edit]

  • Manuela Gretkowska. Європейка. Translation from Polish.
  • J. K. Rowling. Гаррі Поттер і келих вогню. Translation from English (together with Victor Morozov].

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Forum for Dialogue between Cultures". Villa Decius Association.
  2. ^ "BBC Ukrainian Book of the Year 2014 and Book of the Decade winners named". The Financial. 13 December 2014.
  3. ^ Dushar, Marianna (2019). Галицькі смаколики: кулінарний записник (in Ukrainian). Vydavnyt︠s︡tvo Staroho Leva. ISBN 978-617-679-563-6.
  4. ^ "Ukraińska "Viddana" z europejskimi ambicjami". PolskieRadio.pl. Retrieved 2022-05-08.
  5. ^ "Winners of Women in Arts Award 2021 announced". Ukrinform. 15 March 2021. Retrieved 16 May 2021.