Oksana Zabużko

Oksana Zabużko

Ukrainian writer, poet, and essayist born in 1960. She works at the Institute of Philosophy at the Ukrainian Academy of Sciences. She has held the Fulbright fellowship and lectured in the United States. She is the author of numerous poetry volumes, a book of short stories entitled Sister, Sister (2003; W.A.B. 2007), and essays, Chronicles from Fortinbras. She rose to national and international fame with her Field Work in Ukrainian Sex (1996; W.A.B. 2003, wyd. II 2008). Her latest novel, The Museum of Abandoned Secrets, was hailed as the best Ukrainian book of 2010. In Poland, The Museum of Abandoned Secrets will be published in September by the W.A.B. publishing house. She took part in the meeting on 23rd October 2012. Picture: Julia Gorobey