Biography

 

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Natalia Kuschnerova, Ukrainian, married, two sons, born on the 16th of February 1954 in Kiev; since 1991 she has lived in Bavaria, currently in Munich, Germany.

1971-1977 National Technical University of Ukraine «KPI», Kiev, Ukraine, an engineering degree in specialty «Information and measurement systems»

1977-1979 State Courses of Foreign Languages, Kiev, Ukraine, graduated translator

1977-1980 Engineer at the production association «Arsenal factory»

1980-1985 Senior engineer at the Institute of Cybernetics of the Academy of Sciences of Ukraine

Since 1977 Freelance translator (English, Russian, Ukrainian, German) at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Ukraine; in Germany – at different translation companies, including 3 years as a senior translator of a project for EADS

01.05.2001 – 31.03.2011 Manager of the book import from Ukraine, Belarus and the Baltic States at the company «Kubon und Sagner» , Munich

Natalia Kuschnerova worked as a screenwriter of children television programs (Ukrainian Central Television, 1984-1989 рр.), she wrote a script for the  animated cartoon

«Schlauppe» (1988) and the educational film «Safety Technology» (1989) (Ukrainian film studio of popular science films).

Her science-fiction story «My friend Ledvedyk» appeared in the magazine «Dnipro», № 10, 1983, with a foreword by Dmytro Zatonsky, was awarded with the third prize for the

best work of the year.

The story «Ambivalence of feelings» appeared in the almanac «Adventure, travel, science fiction-87», publishing house «Molod ».

In the magazine «Raduga» № 1, 1988, appeared the story «Gloria mundi», with the foreword by Vladimir Kiselev.

«My Friend Ledvedyk» appeared as a book in the publishing house, «Veselka», 1994, illustrations by Anatoli Vasylenko.

2005  Edition «Zadruga» published her novel «The gorge for Aesop», which was presented in Lviv  at the «XIIth Publishers´ Forum»

2007  A new, added  issue of «My friend Ledvedyk» with  illustrations by Irina Sumanenkova  appeared  at  the edition «Zadruga»; it was presented in Lviv  at the «XIVth Publishers´ Forum»

2009 «The Queen of Colours» by Jutta Bauer appeared in Ukrainian, translator Natalia Kuschnerova, edition «Zadruga»

2010 An Ukrainian translation of «Leonce and Lena»  by Beate Kirchhof  and  Katja Bandlow appeared at the edition «Zadruga», translator Natalia Kuschnerova

2010 «If you ever meet Aesop, or  The trap for Heffalump» and a new, corrected edition of «The gorge for Aesop » appeared at the edition «Zadruga».

2012 «Adventures with Ledvedyk»  appeared  at the publishing house «Veselka», illustrations by Anatoly Vasylenko.The book contains the story «My friend Ledvedyk» and its continuation «Holiday with Ledvedyk»,

2016 at publishing hous EastEuroBooks, Munich, appeared her thriller «Clinic Wartenstein».



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