In Memoriam: Victoria Amelina

Victoria Amelina was a Ukrainian novelist, essayist, poet, and human rights activist based in Kyiv.

July 05, 2023

It is with infinite regret that we share the news that Victoria Amelina, who had been due to join us in September as a Harriman Resident at Reid Hall, died on July 1 of injuries she sustained as the result of the Russian shelling of a restaurant in Kramatorsk on 27 June.

Our thoughts go out at this time to her family and her friends.

Read several tributes to Victoria Amelina in The New York Times, The Guardian, and The Financial Times, and from the Institute for Ideas and Imagination, co-sponsor of the Residency.