Babyn Yar: Through the Voices of the Fallen

11 May 2019
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Poets House
10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282

In her unique and controversial book The Voices of Babyn Yar, Ukrainian poet Marianna Kiyanovska honors Holocaust victims in a radical way: by writing their stories of horror, death, and survival in their own imagined voices. Kiyanovska will read from her work—in both Ukrainian and English—and discuss with fellow poet and translator Polina Barskova the process of channeling the experiences of those who witnessed unfathomable evil. Don’t miss this thought provoking discussion about memory, responsibility, and honoring the fallen.

This event was made possible through Poets House Literary Partners Programs.

Presented with production support from the Poetry Foundation and Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial Center.

Polina Barskova
Marianna Kiyanovska

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