Andrei Khadanovich

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Sylwia Bernacka

Andrei KHADANOVICH (poet, translator; Belarus) is the author of eight collections of poetry, including Лісты з-пад коўдры [Letters from under the Blanket] (2004), Несымэтрычныя сны [Nonsymmetrical Dreams] (2010), and a poetry book for children Нататкі таткі [Father’s Notes].  A translator of English, French, Lithuanian, Polish, Russian, and Ukrainian poetry, he has had his work translated into 14 languages. He is the president of PEN Belarus. He teaches literature at Belarusian State University and Belarusian National Jakub Kolas Lyceum of Liberal Arts, and translation at the Belarusian Collegium. He participates courtesy of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the U.S. Department of State.

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June 2014

September 2014

Happening Now... (more)
  • The Debaters, a play by Chris MLALAZI (IWP '12) about a hypothetical presidential debate in an unnamed African country, just went into rehearsal in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe.

  • Billy Karanja KAHORA (IWP '10, Kenya), shortlisted for the 2014 Caine Prize for African Writing.

  • The distinguished Romanian poet and translator Nina CASSIAN (IWP '86) died in New York, where she had sought political asylum in 1985.  

  • A new Iowa Literaria just out, with an Iowa City dossier featuring South Cone alums Martin REJTMAN ('00), Giovanna RIVERO ('04), Fedosy SANTAELLA ('09),Gonzalo GARCES ('10), Luis BRAVO ('10) and Maria CRISTOFF ('11).

  • We note with sadness the passing of playwright, scholar, novelist and activist Pat Amadu MADDY  (Sierra Leone; IWP '92).