Ostap Ukrainets was born in 1994 in Kalush, in western Ukraine. He earned his BA and MA degrees in comparative literature at the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy. In 2014 he made his debut as a translator, and then, in 2017, as a writer. Of his four novels, three are dedicated to historical events and explore Ukrainian identity through the prism of postcolonial and trauma studies. A year before the invasion, he opened a publishing house specializing in humanities with his wife and their colleague.
Don’t Touch My Corner: The War from Ivano-Frankivsk
My wife and I left Kyiv on the evening of February 23, six hours before the bombs started falling. We somehow ...