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Presentation of Vasyl Makhno’s novel “Eternal Calendar” (Lviv: Vydavnytstvo Staroho Leva, 2019)
Presenter(s): Vasyl Makhno
December 21, 2019, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Vasyl Makhno is the author of twelve books of poetry and three collections of essays, as well as the translator of Polish poets Zbigniew Herbert and Janusz Szuber. In 2015, his short story collection The House in Baiting Hollow won the BBC Ukrainian Book of the Year Award. A frequent participant of various international poetry festivals, Makhno is a past winner of the Morave International Poetry Prize in Serbia. His works have been translated into twenty-five languages. In an interview after the publication of this novel, Vasyl Makhno said that he had wanted to write an epic work about small places and to depict the particular “dirt of life.” The events in this massive novel stretch from the 17th Century to the present day.