Poet and translator
Ukrainian poet, novelist, translator, public activist, frontman of such music bands as Zhadan i Sobaky / Zhadan and the Dogs and Mannerheim Line. Born in Starobilsk, Luhansk Oblast, currently living in Kharkiv, Ukraine. Serhij Zhadan’s literary works have received a lot of national and international awards and have been translated into more than twenty languages. In 2007, he founded Serhij Zhadan Charitable Foundation.