Two Lands, New Visions by Janice Kulyk Keefer

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This short fiction anthology is divided equally between Ukrainian writers and Canadian writers of Ukrainian descent. It explores, for the first time in a fictional way, the complete spectrum of the Ukrainian experience, from the perspective of writers in Ukraine and Ukrainian writers in Canada. Included are introductory essays by the two editors.

The 10 stories by Canadian writers were selected and edited by well-known Canadian author/editor Janice Kulyk Keefer. Solomea Pavlychko was Editor-in-Chief of Osnovy Publishers in Kyiv.

"This anthology...is a great way to introduce Ukrainian writers to Canadians and Ukrainian-Canadian writers to Ukrainians."-Winnipeg Free Press

 

About Janice Kulyk Keefer

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Janice Kulyk Keefer was born in Toronto, Canada on June 2, 1952. She was educated at the University of Toronto and the University of Sussex, England where she received her doctorate in English literature. She is a novelist and poet. Her works include White of the Lesser Angels, Reading Mavis Gallant, The Green Library, Marrying the Sea, and Thieves. She won the CBC Radio Literary Competition, for fiction, for Mrs. Putnam at the Planetarium and The Wind. She received the National Magazine Award for poetry for Fields and the Malahat Long Poem Prize for Isle of Demons. She is also the winner of the 1999 Canadian Authors Association Award for Poetry; also in that year, she won the Marian Engel Award, lifetime achievement. Pavlychko is a Ukrainian literary scholar and editor who trained at Kyiv State University. She has taught Ukrainian literature at Harvard.
 
Published November 1, 1998 by Coteau Books. 312 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction