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Iryna Slavinska

Curator of the special program

Producer of Radio Culture, translator and writer.

Member of the National Taras Shevchenko Prize Committee and PEN Ukraine. Radio presenter for the Human Rights Above All program, Ukrainian Radio. Gender coordinator of Povaha campaign against sexism in media and policy. Columnist for the ELLE Ukraine. She worked as a literary columnist for Ukrainska Pravda and presenter at Hromadske Radio.

Slavinska is an author of the books My Spare Lives, Stories of Talented People, 33 Heroes of Ukrainian Literature. She is a French translator. Among her translation works are a novel Compass by Mathias Enard (the Old Lion Publishing House) and a monography Le premier sex (Osnovy Publishing) by André Rauch.

During the previous years, she was the curator of the Ukrainian program and special programs within the Book Arsenal Festival. At the 10th International Book Arsenal Festival, she is curating her special program.