A literature platform for poets and authors, LitMaidanchyk is a project from the Agency of Cultural Development NGO. The aim of the project is to enable a start in the world of Ukrainian literature. The Agency holds coaching and training sessions for young authors where they can present their works and receive competent and constructive feedback from professional writers, publishers, coaches.
In March 2015, LitMaidanchyk launched Ukraine’s first competition of short crime stories – Elementary, Sir! As a result, the first book of seventeen short crime stories was published. The following competitions took place in 2016 and 2017, focusing on horror/psycho/mystique crime stories and historical crime stories respectively. Also, debut books of young authors were published under the project.
The project “Popularization of ukrainian literature abroad” was started at the beginning of 2017. Within this project the ukrainian authors have the possibility to meet the readers in Germany, Chech Republik, France. Due to the cooperation with Agency ukraininan professional writer BogdanKolomiychuk presented his books at universities, embassies, in ukraininan communities in different countries. Also the debut authors (e.g. Alla Dorosch) presented her new book in Germany.