Kateryna Derysheva

Poet in Residence

At-Risk Scholar

Derysheva is a Ukrainian poet from Kharkiv. She is co-founder and organizer of the kntxt literary project. Her poems and translations have been published in the journals: Plume, Zerkalo, Tlen Literacki, Literatur in Bayern, Literaturportal Bayern, Visions, Volga, SoFloPoJo, The Colon, Literature, Articulation, New Coast, Arion, Homo legens, Kreshchatik, and others. She is the author of the books Starting Point (2018), There Will Be No Installation (2023); co-author of the book Earth time (Romania, 2020). Her poems appeared in the anthology In the Hour of War: Poetry from Ukraine, edited by Ilya Kaminsky and Carolyn Forche. She was long-listed for the Arkadiy Dragomoshchenko Prize (2019) and is laureate of the Europa Mai Prize (2022). Her poems and essays have been translated into 11 languages. She has held fellowships and residencies at Villa Concordia (Bamberg), LCB (Berlin), Next Page Foundation (Sofia), “La Factorie” (Normandy, 2023), Lübeck Gedok (2023), and Villa Sarkia (Sysmä, Finland, 2023).