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Yuri Pokalchuk was a Ukrainian writer, translator, researcher, candidate of philological sciences, head of the international department of the Union of Writers of Ukraine.
Yuri Pokalchuk was born on 24 January 1941 in Kremenets, childhood and adolescence spent in the Lutsk, where he graduated from school, he studied in Lutsk Pedagogical Institute, then transferred to the Leningrad University (Department Oriental languages, Indology).
Since 1976 – a member of the Writers’ Union of Ukraine.
Since 1994 until 1998 – the head of the foreign branch of the Union of Writers of Ukraine.
Since 1997 until 2000 – president of the Association of Ukrainian Writers.
Since 2000 until 2002 – Member of the National Council on Television and Radio.
Since 2007 – member of STAN (art-group).
Died September 10, 2008 in Kiev.
In the Soviet Union was one of the first translators of works of Jorge Luis Borges. Translated Ernest Hemingway, J. D. Salinger, Julio Cortázar, Jorge Amado, Mario Vargas Llosa, Rudyard Kipling and Arthur Rimbaud and many others, has written 17 fiction books. He knew 11 foreign languages. In his own works tended to erotic topics.
Who Are You?
We have always
Sabre and the Arrow(2003)
The fact that the bottom
Giddy smell Jungle(2005)
Do not step on Love(2007)
Kama Sutra(Collected Works) (2007).
Towards a new consciousness
Contemporary Latin American fiction.