12. 10. 2019
Marie Iljašenko (1983) was born in Kiev, Ukraine and raised in Polnice nad Metují. She studied Comparative literature and Eastern-European studies at the Charles University in Prague. Currently, she works as book editor and translator. She published two volumes of poetry: Osip míří na jih (2015, nomination for the Magnesia Litera Prize for first book) and Sv. Outdoor (2019). Her poems have been translated into various languages. She lives in Prague.