Author and essayist. Born in 1974 in Brest, Belarus. Chairman of Belarus's P.E.N. Center (a member organization of the International P.E.N. association of writers), editor of the independent weekly Nasha Niva and vice editor-in-chief of Eurozine's Belarusian partner journal Arche. He was awarded the Hanno Ellenbogen Citizenship Award in 2003 and the Lorenzo Natali European Commission Prize in 2006 for his article,"Sacrificial therapy".
Letter from a prison in Minsk
"Being imprisoned feels like being pregnant: it's worrying at the beginning and at the end." Andrej Dynko, Belarusian opposition journalist and editor, spent ten days in prison last year on "hooliganism" charges. His prison diary has won him the Lorenzo Natali European Commission Prize for journalists writing on human rights issues. [more]
On Belarus and its inhabitants. What kind of politicians are most successful in this country and why? [more]