Rykhlo Petro

Rykhlo Petro

Literary critic, teacher, translator

Born in 1950 in Shyshkivtsi Village of Kitsman district, Chernivtsi region. Literary scholar, university teacher, translator.

In 1987–1972, studied at the Faculty of Romano-Germanic Philology at Chernivtsi State University.

Defended the PhD and doctoral thesis (in 1988 and 2007 respectively).

Since 2007 — professor at the Department of Foreign Literature and Literature Theory at Chernivtsi University.

Petro Rykhko is a member of the initiative group of MERIDIAN CZERNOWITZ International Poetry Festival.