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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

A bust of Lenin lying on the grass
Photo by Daniil Onischenko on Unsplash
Apartment No. 9: Goodbye, Lenin!
By Oleksiy Chupa
“We toppled Lenin!” exclaimed Firman after a dramatic pause.
Translated from Ukrainian by Uilleam Blacker
Chernobyl Poems
By Lina Kostenko
On the banks of the Prypiat a devil is sleeping
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
“And while we’ve been busy digging graves we’ve missed it all.”
Translated from Ukrainian by Uilleam Blacker
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