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Ksenia Rychtycka
Ksenia Rychtycka was born in Chicago and raised in Hamtramck, Michigan. She is a first-generation Ukrainian-American writer. Ksenia’s short stories and poems have appeared in The Dalhousie Review, The Literary Bohemian, Wisconsin Review, Alaska Quarterly Review, Hubbub, Yellow Medicine Review, The MacGuffin, Santa Fe Literary Review, Dunes Review, and other literary journals and anthologies. She was a featured poet in the Spring/Summer 2011 issue of River Poets Journal and a finalist in the 2008 Blue Mesa Review Fiction Contest. Ksenia worked as an editor in Kyiv, Ukraine, from 1996-2000, an experience which inspired several stories in her collection Crossing The Border. The book was selected as a finalist in the 2013 Next Generation Indie Book Awards in the Short Story - Fiction category. She lives in the Detroit area with her husband and daughter and works as a freelance copy editor. Ksenia has an MA in Creative Writing from Columbia College Chicago and a BA in Journalism with a minor in art history from Wayne State University.