Viktoria Khomenko

Viktoria Khomenko was born in 1989 in Kyiv, Ukraine. She studied journalism and communication at the Kyiv Mohyla Academy (2012, Ukraine) and has finished the course of Cultural Criticism and Management in CSM (2014, Ukraine) and the course of Communications and Human Rights in Södra Vätterbygden Folk High Summer School (2011, Sweden).

She was a film critic and cultural columnist for national media as INSIDER, BIRD in FLIGHT, KRAINA, KORYDOR. From 2015 she has been working as an Editor at Docudays UA IDFF and as a Communication Coordinator of DOCU/PRO (industrial platform for film professionals) and producing Ukrainian documentary and fiction films.

The first presentation of her literary work was at The Intermezzo Short Story Festival in Vinnitsa (2015). In the same year, Viktoria gained a special prize for her collection of short stories “Crude Earth” at the Ukrainian competition initiated by the Publisher House “Smoloskyp”.