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Svetlana Alexievich, Writer

Svetlana Alexievich, WriterToday this Russian non-fiction writer is the most famous international cultural figure who lives permanently in Belarus. Her books have been translated into all the...read more ...

Algierd Bakharevich, Postmodern writer

Algierd Bakharevich, Postmodern writerAlgierd Bakharevich is one of Belarus’ leading postmodern authors. He tends to shock his readers. Whatever the topic, his books touch readers deeply. Usually...read more ...

Uladzimir Arlou, Historical writer

Uladzimir Arlou, Historical writerToday Uladzimir Arlou is the most popular Belarusian writer covering historical topics. He knows the past of his country to perfection, as every professional historian...read more ...

Ales Ryazanov, Poet

Ales Ryazanov, PoetWhen Ales Ryazanov was young, the authorities of the university where he studied attempted to expel him for his ‘nationalistic moods’. They thought that...read more ...

Andrei Khadanovich, Poet and translator

Andrei Khadanovich, Poet and translatorWhen this young poet was elected president of the Belarusian PEN Centre, no one understood how good this choice was. Everywhere in the world, creative writers’...read more ...