Since 1929 taught literature at Chernigov Technicum of Communist Training. Since 1935 at Chair of Ukrainia Lit., Kiev University. 1938-1941 Executive Editor, journals “Literatuma krytyka” (Literary Criticism) and “Radyanska literatura” (Soviet Literature).
During World War II f corresponding, front-line newspaper “Krasnaya armiya” (Red Army). Does research on Ukrainia classical iit.