Oksana Zabuzhko is Ukraine’s major writer and public intellectual. She authors over twenty books (poetry, fiction, non-fiction), which have been translated into seventeen languages, and won her many awards. She is internationally known with her novels Field Work in Ukrainian Sex (1996), which was named in the 2006 poll “the book that has most influenced Ukrainian society in 15 years of independence”, and The Museum of Abandoned Secrets (2010), which was in 2020 listed by Tages Anzeiger among “20 best novels of the 21st century”. Recent publications: Schwestern. Ein Roman in Erzählungen (KLAK, 2020), Your Ad Could Go Here. Stories (AmazonCrossing, 2020).