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Vasyl Gabor

Vasyl Gabor is a Ukrainian writer, literary critic, and book printing researcher. He lives and works in Lviv.

Having graduated from the Faculty of Journalism at the Ivan Franko Lviv State University he worked as a journalist for Lviv newspapers and for the historical and cultural journal Chronicle of Chervona Kalyna. As a researcher he held leading positions at the Lviv National Scientific Library of Ukraine, and the Research Institute of Book Printing Studies. He obtained Doctor of Sciences in Philology in 1997. He is a recipient of several literary awards, including the Kurylas Family Prize (1994) and the Lesia and Petro Kovalev Literary Prize (2006). Member of the Association of Ukrainian Writers (since 1997).

Vasyl Gabor is best known for his prose writings. He published numerous collections of his short stories and essays. His works have been translated into English, Bulgarian, German, Serbian, Slovak, Czech and Japanese. A collection of his short stories A Book of Exotic Dreams and Real Events: Short Stories, first published in 2012 and one of our upcoming titles, was translated by Patrick Corness with Natalia Pomirko and Oksana Bunio.