Natalka is the author of seven novels and a short story collection, whose work has been translated into eleven languages. Individual books of Natalka’s have been published in German, Polish, Hungarian, Czech, and Russian translations. She is a winner of the Joseph Conrad Korzeniowski Literary Prize (Poland and Ukraine), as well as a past finalist for the Angelus Central European Literature Award (Poland), the BBC Book of the Year Award (Ukraine), and the Lviv UNESCO City of Literature Award (Ukraine)—an award in honor of the city in which she has spent most of her life. Natalka’s writing has been supported by fellowships and grants from various culture and arts foundations in Poland, Germany, Austria, and Hungary. She has worked extensively as a journalist and is the translator of over a dozen books from Polish and German. Essays and stories of Natalka’s have appeared in English in publications such as The New York Times, The Guardian, The New Republic, Brooklyn Rail, and Two Lines in translation by Jennifer Croft.
Born 1973 in Lviv, Ukraine.
Currently resides in Lviv, Ukraine.