Beck Series presents Iya Kiva

Tuesday, October 10 - 4:30 PM


Denison University's Beck Series presents its Fall 2023 schedule. The Beck Series brings award-winning authors to Denison, for the entire community to enjoy.

Ukrainian poet, translator, and journalist Iya Kiva was born in Donetsk, in 2014, due to the Russian-Ukrainian war, moved to Kyiv. Shortly after arriving, she began shifting from writing in her native Russian to writing in her second language, Ukrainian. Since February 24, she writes exclusively in Ukrainian. She is the author of two volumes of poetry, Further from Heaven (Podal’she ot raya, 2018) and The First Page of Winter (Persha storinka zimy, 2019), and has received numerous awards for her poetry and translation. She translates Polish and Belarussian poetry and contributes to the program PJ Library in Ukraine as editor and translator of children’s books from English to Ukrainian.


Denison Museum ( on the lower level of the Eisner Center for the Performing Arts)
Granville, OH 43023
Event Type


Denison University

Date / Time

Tuesday, October 10, 2023
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM


Margot Singer
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