Ksenia Rychtycka

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Ksenia Rychtycka

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Ksenia Rychtycka is a first-generation Ukrainian-American writer. Her chapbook A SKY FULL OF WINGS won the 2022 Eric Hoffer Book Award and the 2022 Best Book Award (American Book Fest) in the Poetry Chapbook category and was shortlisted for the Eric Hoffer Book Award Grand Prize. The book also was a da Vinci Eye winner for cover design and selected as a finalist in the 2020 New Women's Voices Chapbook competition (published by Finishing Line Press).

Her debut collection of short stories CROSSING THE BORDER was selected as a finalist in the 2013 Next Generation Indie Book Awards in the category of Short Story - Fiction. Ksenia's work has appeared in The Dalhousie Review, The Literary Bohemian, Fusion Magazine, Ukrainian American Poets Respon
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Celebrating Luba Panchenko

My short story Bucha Spring was recently published in Fusion Magazine and I’m grateful for this opportunity to spotlight an amazing Ukrainian artist who sadly is no longer with us but whose brave spirit and artworks will be celebrated and passed on to future generations. 

Like so many of us, I am thinking of Ukraine and its people as they courageously battle for their right to live as they choose i

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"In 2004 Barbara Kingsolver moved from Tucson, where she had lived since 1978, to southern Appalachia. This marked a return to her roots, migrating back to an ancestral place, like the butterflies in her latest novel, Flight Behavior might once have d" Read more of this review »
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"After ringing in the new year with family, I woke up to this beautiful, hazy sunrise on the first morning of 2023:  In the quiet of a house still asleep, I wanted to write. I didn’t post frequently in 2022. Time not spent at the day job was div..." Read more of this blog post »
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“When Luba was born, her parents named her after the Ukrainian word for love. Lubov. Moya Luba. Lubochka. Every letter Roman had ever written Luba started out with a different variation of her name.”
Ksenia Rychtycka, Crossing The Border

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Around the World ...: Ukraine 15 1416 Jan 28, 2018 04:49PM  
“And the uniqueness of every moment
seeks the path from pain to a pearl.”
Lina Kostenko

“In vain have I struggled. It will not do. My feelings will not be repressed. You must allow me to tell you how ardently I admire and love you.”
Jane Austen, Pride And Prejudice

“When Luba was born, her parents named her after the Ukrainian word for love. Lubov. Moya Luba. Lubochka. Every letter Roman had ever written Luba started out with a different variation of her name.”
Ksenia Rychtycka, Crossing The Border

“I felt once more how simple and frugal a thing is happiness: a glass of wine, a roast chestnut, a wretched little brazier, the sound of the sea. Nothing else.”
Nikos Kazantzakis, Zorba the Greek

“Give the children love, more love and still more love – and the common sense will come by itself.”
Astrid Lindgren

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