Taras Malkovych lives and works in Kyiv, Ukraine. He graduated from the National Taras Shevchenko University of Kyiv and defended his PhD thesis on the specifics of Ukrainian and international film translation. He was a Visiting Fulbright Scholar at Columbia University, researching modern American poetry. His poems were translated into English, German, French, Bulgarian, Polish, and Russian. He has been a participant at many literary festivals and is the author and compiler of the anthology “The Sleepwalkers. Dreams of Ukrainian Writers” (2010) and the author of the poetry collection “The one who loves long words” (2013). The anthology of young U.S. poetry in his own Ukrainian translations is forthcoming in 2016.

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