The 2015 Nobel Prize in Literature honors Belarusian author Svetlana Alexievich

The 2015 Nobel Prize in Literature honors Belarusian author Svetlana Alexievich

Svetlana Alexievich, the Belarusian writer, has won the 2015 Nobel Prize in Literature for her “polyphonic writings, a monument to suffering and courage in our time.”

Alexievich was born on 31 May, 1948, in the Ukrainian town of Ivano-Frankivsk to a Belarusian father and a Ukrainian mother. After her graduation, she began working as a reporter in a local newspaper and began evolving into an extreme writer. Continue reading The 2015 Nobel Prize in Literature honors Belarusian author Svetlana Alexievich