Oksana Lushchevska

Oksana Lushchevska (*17 February 1982, Talne) is a Ukrainian children's books writer, translator, and poet. She is an active member of PEN Ukraine. Oksana is the author of over 50 children’s and young adult books. Her books were awarded a number of Ukrainian children’s literature awards. Some of them were included into the White Raven Catalogue and shortlisted for BBC Ukraine Children’s Book Award. She is the winner of Earth and Sky Poetry Contest funded by the Gloucester Culture Trust in 2020 and held in Charlotte, NC.

Oksana’s books are translated in 6 languages and published in 8 countries.

Oksana herself is the official Ukrainian translator of Eric Carle’s children’s books and Julia Donaldson’s funny poetry books for children.

She served as USBBY children’s books reviewer and as a scholar she contributed to School Library Journal, the Children’s Literature Assembly, Journal of Children’s Literature, The Bookbird, and the Seven impossible Things Before Breakfast Blog.

She is currently a children’s literature consultant and a creative curator on STORY+I Creative Workshop Group.

Oksana lives in State College, Pennsylvania. Provided by Wikipedia
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