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Ksenia Rychtycka

Author's Bio

Ksenia Rychtycka is a Ukrainian-American fiction writer and poet. She has a Master of Arts degree in Creative Writing from Columbia College Chicago and worked as an editor in Ukraine during the early years of the post-Soviet era. Her fiction, nonfiction and poetry have appeared in numerous literary journals, anthologies and periodicals. She was a finalist in the 2010 Blue Mesa Review Fiction Contest and a Featured Poet in the Spring/Summer 2011 issue of River Poets Journal. She has participated in literary presentations of her work at the Cornelia Street Café in New York City and Ukrainian-American Writers: A New Generation of Literary Voices at the Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art in Chicago.

Publications and Prizes

Crossing The Border (Little Creek Books, 2012)
River Poems (Lilly Press, 2010), Twenty Years After The Fall (Parlor City Press, 2010)
Alaska Quarterly Review, Dunes Review, Hedge Apple, Hubbub, Mused BellaOnline Literary Review, River Poets Journal, Santa Fe Literary Review, The Dalhousie Review, The Literary Bohemian, The MacGuffin, Wisconsin Review, Yellow Medicine Review: A Journal of Indigenous Literature, Art, and Thought
2013 Next Generation Indie Book Award Finalist in the category of Short Story -- Fiction.

Personal Favorites

Favorite Authors:
Edwidge Danticat, Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, Jhumpa Lahiri, Junot Diaz, Yiyun Li, and Janice Kulyk Keefer.

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Listing last updated: September 25, 2015

More Information

Listed as:
Fiction Writer, Poet
Gives readings?
Travels for readings?
Identifies as:
Ukranian American
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Born in:
Chicago, IL
Raised in:
Hamtramck, MI

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