AT THE BEGINNING AND END OF TIME by Pavlo Arie (2013)
In the irradiated Chernobyl exclusion zone, paradoxically nature has reclaimed its rights and certain irreducible truths are maintained despite any ukaz or government edict. There survives, in spite of everything and everyone, Baba Prissia, a foul mouthed and rebellious grandmother; a bit of a healer, a bit of a witch.
THE GOSPELS ACCORDING TO LUCIFER by Anna Bagriana (2007)
A sublime vision of religion, simultaneously erotic and outlawed, imagined and political, the last bastion of sense within illusions.
A DICTIONARY OF EMOTIONS IN WAR TIME By Yelena Astasyeva (2022)
A contemporary lexicon of words currently used by civilians during wartime
THE LOST FUGITIVES by Neda Nejdana (2012)
The Lost Fugitives tells the story of a little community with a broken destiny. Men and women living in the Chernobyl exclusion zone. A piece of theatre with the allure of fables. A lucid fairy tale, without concessions. With fantastical escapes. Between dream and nightmare. Between the lightness of waking and the depths of sleep.
BAD ROADS by Natalya Vorozhbyt (2017)
In the farthest flung and remote regions of Ukraine, a war rages. A journalist makes a voyage of discovery to the front lines. Teenagers wait for soldiers on a bench. A medic cries for her lover, killed in an operation. Six fragments on the subject of the tender relationships between men and women, thrown together on the broken down roads of Donbass.
I WANT TO GO HOME by Oksana Savchenko (2022)
A Ukrainian refugee struggles with the emotional aftermath of having left family members and her country in order to escape the war.
PLANTING THE APPLE TREE by IRINA GARETS (2022)
A Ukrainian grandmother during the Russian invasion tends to her orchard while mourning the loss of her children and grandchildren.
PAPER BOY by Vitaly Bilozir (2022)
A love poem between two boys, written by one of the youngest and brightest poets in Ukraine.