Video: A conversation with Andrei Kurkov and Vasyl Makhno in NYC
A conversation with Andrei Kurkov and Vasyl Makhno, New York City, 16 October 2021 (In Ukrainian)
Acclaimed Ukrainian writers Andrei Kurkov and Vasyl Makhno appeared together in New York on 16 October 2021 to discuss “Encounter: The Ukrainian-Jewish Literary Prize”, the award within the context of Ukrainian-Jewish literature, Ukrainian literature and the world book market, and the modern text and the modern reader. Makhno was the first winner of the “Encounter” prize, established in 2019 by the Canadian charitable non-profit organization Ukrainian Jewish Encounter, with the support of the NGO “Publishers Forum” in Lviv, Ukraine. Kurkov headed the prize’s international jury in its inaugural year.
The New York event was organized by UJE, the Shevchenko Scientific Society and, the "Publishers Forum".