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Uilleam Blacker

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Uilleam Blacker

Uilleam Blacker is a lecturer at the School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University College London. He has published widely on Ukrainian, Polish, and Russian literature and has translated the work of several contemporary Ukrainian writers.

Articles by Uilleam Blacker

Chernobyl Poems
By Lina Kostenko
The Chernobyl disaster of 1986 had huge significance for Ukraine, the Soviet Union, and the wider world. It accelerated the collapse of the Soviet Union and the Cold War order, and forced a profound,…
Translated from Ukrainian by Uilleam Blacker
Buying Time
By Uilleam Blacker
As a writer of science fiction in the Ukrainian language, Taras Antypovych is a relatively rare phenomenon. In a country where the vast majority of readers can read in Russian, and where the market in…
April 2045: The Hole
By Taras Antypovych
Bazyl the gravedigger sat on a pile of earth that he himself had created and, as usual, smoked his cheap cigarettes. His short-cropped hair was completely gray. His arms, bony and covered in thick veins,…
Translated from Ukrainian by Uilleam Blacker
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