No One is Home (Essays), Sumy, UKRAINE
No One is Home is about loss of home and looking for a new one, memory as a mental disorder, identity in the ancestral, cosmic, and physical aspects.
“I want every person to remember their roots: who are you at home, and who are you in a foreign country?”
Alona is a Ukrainian independent journalist, researcher, editor, translator, and educator. She holds her Master’s Degree in Philology with Distinction from Sumy State Pedagogical University in Ukraine and an Advanced Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages from London College. She is also a clinical expert in Trauma and has a post-graduate certificate in Traumatic Stress Studies from Boston Research Foundation in the USA. She has won awards in literary journalism, short non-fiction, a compressed poetic genre, and translation, but she has not published these works yet. She also has a young scientist award from the Ministry of Education and Science in Ukraine and educational awards from international non-government organizations.