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Hazel Anaka

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Home Box 382 Andrew Ab T0B 0C0 Home Phone: 780-365-2434
Biography

Hazel Anaka is located near Andrew, AB and is the Festival Coordinator of Babas & Borshch Ukrainian Festival. She is a writer and visual artist.

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Contact for availability regarding workshops and teaching.

Yars Balan

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Home Edmonton Home Phone: 780-439-4754
Biography

Yars is a freelance writer, translator, poet, editor and playwright. He is available for contract work upon request.

Dr Steven Kashuba

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Home 1603 Bearspaw Dr W Edmonton Ab T6J 5W3 Home Phone: 780-435-7527 Cell Phone: 780-964-7555
Biography

Dr Steven Kashuba is a writer of Ukrainian history. He is the author of “Once Lived a Village”, “Destination Gulag” and the soon to be released “To War Survive”.

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Dr Steven Kashubas’ book are available for sale at local book stores and directly from him. Dr Kashuba is available for presentations about his books.

Natalie Kononenko

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Work MLCS 200 Arts Bldg. University of Alberta Edmonton Ab T6G 2E6 Home Phone: 780-439-5277 Cell Phone: 780-964-5277 Website: https://www.artsrn.ualberta.ca/folkloreukraine/
Biography

Natalie Kononenko is a professor and Kule Chair in Ukrainian Ethnography at the University of Alberta.

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Natalie is available to perform and teach her many skills.

Myrna Kostash

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Home #110 – 11716 – 100 Ave Edmonton Ab T5K 2G3 Home Phone: 780-433-0710 Website: http://www.myrnakostash.com
Biography

Myrna is a full time writer of nonfiction books, essays, articles and radio documentaries.

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Myrna is available for public talks, panels and keynote addresses.

Jo-anne Matvichuk

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Home Edmonton Cell Phone: 780-999-9564
Biography

Jo-Anne is an Edmonton based jewelry designer and painter. She has loved loud colours and jewelry since childhood and finds much enjoyment in what she does.

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Jo-Anne sells her jewelry at street fairs, agricultural fairs and trade shows. Painting is new to her and so far she has only taken part in Art Walk 2014. Jo-Anne is always happy to speak about what she does and to teach if there is interest.

George Melnyk

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Home Calgary
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George is a writer of non-fiction, poetry and essays. George is the author of a large number of books that are available through him.

Cassie Merko

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Home Edmonton Website: http://www.cassiesroom.blogspot.ca
Biography

Cassie is a self published writer, author. who publishes her books online. Cassie has published 3 memoir books, a poetry book and a fictional novel. Cassie’s books are available to purchase, either hard cover or as a download thru her blog-site.
She also blogs on-line.

Marion Mutala

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Home #408 – 2311 Mceown Ave Saskatoon Sk S7J 2H3 Website: http://www.babasbabushka.ca
Biography

Marion Mutala has a master’s degree in education administration and taught for 30 years. With a mad passion for the arts she loves to write, sing, folkdance, play guitar, garden, travel, and read. Marion’s teaching and life experiences help her develop unique stories and songs, and her poetry has appeared in print as well. Marion is the author of the “Babas Babushka” trilogy that follow young Natalia through her magical adventures learning about traditional Ukrainian customs for Easter, Christmas and Weddings.

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Marion’s books are available for purchase through her web-site and local book stores. Marion is available for readings and presentations about her books.

Stephania Romaniuk

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Home 416 Wilverside Way SE Calgary Ab T2J 1Z7 Cell Phone: 587-228-0220 Website: http://www.stephaniaromaniuk.com Website: http://www.howtolistentoclassicalmusic.com
Biography

Ukrainian-Canadian soprano Stephania Romaniuk is a performer who blends vocal ability, intellectual curiosity and a fierce imagination. Stephania sings in classical, musical theatre and Ukrainian vintage pop styles and recently released an album of 1930-50s Ukrainian cabaret songs entitled “By-Gone Days” which is available on iTunes and CDBaby.

Passionate about the intersection of music, ethics, aesthetics and philosophy, she founded the website “howtolistentoclassicalmusic.com” and is a regular contributor. She has written for ACUAVitae, Ukrainian News, and several other publications.

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Stephania is available to perform, lecture, write and edit upon request.

Ken Saik

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Home 26422A TWP Road 511 Spruce Grove Ab T7Y 1E8 Home Phone: 780-987-4434 Cell Phone: 780-885-5598 Website: http://kensaik.com
Biography

Ken is a retired senior high school teacher who writes poems, short stories and novels. Ken has read poems and short stories to groups. He leads 2 writers circles and teaches creative writing at Northgate Seniors center in Edmonton. Ken’s creative writing includes suspense/mystery, travel/romance and faith/family genres.

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Ken sells his books at several area farmers markets. His books are also available to purchase through his web site.

Lyrissa Sheptak

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Home Edmonton Ab Cell Phone: 780-660-6330
Biography

Lyrissa is a historian and writer by training and education and is available to undertake projects that involve these specializations. She is a writer of fiction and non-fiction. Lyrissa is also passionate about the folk art form of writing pysanky. It was Lyrissa’s mother who taught her and she has been writing herself for 36 years.

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Lyrissa teaches the art of pysanka writing in schools to children as young as kindergarten. She has instructed church and seniors groups as well and is available for demonstration and instruction as she loves to share the art form with anyone who is willing to learn!

Lida Somchynsky

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Home Edmonton
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Lida Somchynsky is a freelance writer. Currently working as an ESL teacher, she is also working on a collection of short stories. Lida has written for various publications.

Harvey Spak

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Home Box 636 Mundare Ab T0B 3H0
Biography

Harvey has written, directed and edited a number of short films and documentaries. He is a writer of poetry and now enjoys writing icons.

Molly Anne Warring

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Home Edmonton Home Phone: 780-456-8989
Biography

Molly Anne is the author of the “Paradise Acres Trilogy” which includes Paradise Acres – the Stry-ker family saga, Lost Paradise and Return to Paradise.

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Molly Anne’s books are available in stores and directly from the author.

Annie Frances Wesko

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Home Calgary
Biography

I’m a book reviewer and editor, a member of the collective for FreeFall Magazine; a new member of Crabapple Mews Collective; member of AWCA, WGA. I have a BA in Russian (U of C ’97). Former owner of Annie’s Book Company (1996-2007).