Motyl Oleksandr

Born on 21 October 1953 in New York, he is Ukrainian and American writer, author of novels “Whiskey Pries” (2005), “Who Killed Andrei Warhol” (2007), “Flippancy” (2009), “The Jew Who Was Ukrainian” (2011), “My Orchidia” (2012), “Sweet Snow” (2013), “Fall River” (2014), “Vovochka” (2015), “Ardor” (2016), as well as a poetry collection “Vanishing Points” (2016).

Oleksandr compiled a solid anthology “The Holodomor Reader: A Sourcebook on the Famine of 1932–1933 in Ukraine” (2012), together with Bohdan Klid.

He resides in New York, and teaches political science at Rutgers University in Newark. His research paper “Imperial Ends: The Decay, Collapse, and Revival of Empires” (2009) as well as a number of other academic and publicistic articles, especially in Krytyka and Zbruc, have been translated into Ukrainian.