Yevgeniy Breyger, born in Ukraine in 1989, studied Creative Writing and Cultural Journalism in Hildesheim, and has been a student of the German Creative Writing Program Leipzig since 2012. Breyger received various scholarships and rewards: In 2010 he was the winner at the Treffen junger Autoren, was granted a scholarship of the Stiftung Niedersachsen, and won the Selma Meerbaum-Eisinger Literary Award for Prose in 2011. His poetry was shortlisted for the 20th Open Mike in 2012. He is a co-editor of »Tippgemeinschaft«, the annual student anthology at the German Creative Writing Program Leipzig, and of the poetry series »Neuer Wort Schatz«. His works have been published by »Edit«, »Poet« and »BELLA triste«.