Poet, prose writer, translator, publicist, public activist. Born in 1974 in Starobelsk. Graduated from Kharkiv National Pedagogical University. Pans Candidate of Philology. The author of more than 30 books of poetry and prose, including Novels "Depeche Mode", "Voroshilovgrad", "Mesopotamia". Twice winner of the book "The Book of the Air Forces", the "Book of the Year BBC" prize in the "Best Book of the Decade" nomination, winner of the prize Conrad, Angelus, im. Stus,"Ukrainian Book of the Year"