Svetlana Alexievich

Svetlana Alexandrovna Alexievich (Belaroushie: Святлана Аляксандраўна Алексіевіч Svyatlana Alyaksandrawna Alyeksiyevich; Roushie: Светлана Александровна Алексиевич; Ukrainian: Світлана Олександрівна Алексієвич; born May 31, 1948) is a Belaroushie investigative jurnalist, an prose writer. She wis awairdit the 2015 Nobel Prize in Leeteratur "for her polyphonic writins, a monument tae sufferin an courage in our time".[1][2]

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Svetlana Alexievich at a discussion in the Roter Salon (Red Salon) in Berlin,
Februar 8, 2011
Native nameСвятлана Аляксандраўна Алексіевіч
BornSvetlana Alexandrovna Alexievich
(1948-05-31) 31 Mey 1948 (age 72)
Stanislav, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
Notable awairdsNobel Prize in Leeteratur (2015)
Peace Prize o the German Book Trade (2013)
Prix Médicis (2013)


  1. Blissett, Chelly. "Author Svetlana Aleksievich nominated for 2014 Nobel Prize". Yekaterinburg News. January 28, 2014. Retrieved January 28, 2014.
  2. Treijs, Erica (8 October 2015). "Nobelpriset i litteratur till Svetlana Aleksijevitj". Svenska Dagbladet. Retrieved 8 October 2015. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help)
    Svetlana Alexievich wins Nobel Literature prize, BBC News (8 October 2015)