12/04/2022

Ukrainian Literature at the London Book Fair

This year Ukraine participated in the London Book Fair with a national stand focusing on non-fiction books. The main aim was to present those publications that would help to understand Ukraine and its ancient and modern history and culture, as well as the reasons for the current war.
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The Ukrainian Institute together with The Ukrainian Book Institute, Book Arsenal international festival, PEN Ukraine, Lviv International Book Forum presented a Ukrainian National Stand and a programme within the London Book Fair (April 5-7, 2022).

The country was presented under the motto ‘Russia’s war on Ukraine is not fiction but time to act’. Ukraine’s official stand offered catalogues of Ukrainian literature and programmes for translation and publishing of Ukrainian books, as well as engagement in humanitarian support for those affected by the war, including a fund publishing books for children in displaced and refugee families.

The stand presented books of Ukrainian publishers: Chorna Hora, Krytyka, Vivat, Yakaboo, Komora, Duh i litera, Tempora, Ukraїner, Portal, Їzhakultura, Artbook, Vikhola, The Old Lion Publishing House, Knigolove, Rodovid, The Ukrainian Research Institute at Harvard University (HURI), Academic Studies Press.

Ukraine’s participation in the London Book Fair was made possible by a partnership with the Ukrainian Institute within the UK/Ukraine Season of Culture.

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