Summer School
A five-day intensive learning programme for Ukrainian publishers organized by EUNIC in Ukraine jointly with Mystetskyi Arsenal Literary Lab.
27 Ukrainian professionals from publishing sector were selected via open call to participate in the Summer School – the second stage of the Booking the Future programme. Participants represented big and small publishing houses and book stores from different Ukrainian cities, namely Kyiv, Ternopil, Kharkiv, Lviv, Chernivtsy, and Ivano-Frankivsk. During five intensive days of studies participants worked with mentors from the UK, Greece, Italy, Germany, Poland, France, and the Czech Republic.
The topics
in the programme included the following:
marketing and distribution
role of literary agents and means to promote authors at the international market
publishing house and author image;
book design as marketing aspect and book gamification
School participants were selected as a result of an open call.
  • Andriy Pylypchuk, Balance Business Books
  • Artem Litvinets,
  • Vasyl Karpyuk, Discursus
  • Victoria Koroka, Книгарня "Є"
  • Galina Lystak, Ukrainian Academy of Printing
  • Dmitry Stretovich, Publishing House Pabulum
  • Igor Zarudko, Vivat Publishing House
  • Irina Krasnokutska, Publishing House "Knigolav"
  • Ekaterina Grinchishin, Publishing house "Textbooks and manuals"
  • Catherine Nosco, IST Publishing
  • Lada Golubeva, "Osnovy" Publishing
  • Larisa Kot, "Nash Format"
  • Lilia Shtuyak, Children's Art Publishing House "Black sheep"
  • Lyubov Krivutza, Literary Agency "Acris"
  • Maxim Kvasnikov, "Ridna Mova" / "Mahaohon-Ukraine" publishing house
  • Mariana Hemy, Publishing House "Komora"
  • Oksana Cooper, "Critics" Publishing House and Magazine
  • Oleg Simonenko, Publishing House "Chas Maistriv"
  • Elena Braichenko
  • Olena Sudakova, Publishing House "Kyiv-Mohyla Academy"
  • Olga Kruk, Publishing House "Stary Lev"
  • Olga Nazarova, Publishing House RANOK ltd
  • Olga Poginayko, Smoloskyp Publishing House, Ukrainian Bookstore "Smoloskyp"
  • Roman Shevchuk, ACCA
  • Tatyana Ivasenko, Calvary
  • Yuriy Marchenko, K.I.S.
  • Yarina Vynnytska, Terra Incognita
The project is funded by the European Union