1919-1921 teacher and librarian in Prokhorovka. 1921-1924 Head, rayon deputy, of public education. 1924-1925 in Red Army.
1925 until early 1930's Secretary, Editor Bureau, newspapers “Radyanska dumka” (Soviet Thought), Cherkassy, and “Proletarska pravda” (Proletarian Truth), Kiev. During World War II in Soviet Army. At one time Secretary, Ukrainia Union of Writers.