Mykola KHVYLYOVYY, USSR Ukrainian writer and publicist. Communist Party member.
KHVYLYOVYY, Mykola was born on December 13, 1893 in Trotsyanets, now Sumy Oblast.
Fought in Civil War in Ukraine. 1922 began writing poetry, then switched to prose. Co-founder, Gart proletarian writers’ associate.
1925 founded new writers’ associate - Free Academy of Proletarian Writers and published its journal VAPL1TE. Preached orientation on West European lines as a counter-balance to Moscow. 1927 criticized by Central Committee, Communist Party (Bolsheviks) Ukraine for nationalistic ideas, whereupon he stopped advocating proWestern orientation.
1927 Free Academy of Proletarian Writers abolished. Joined All-Ukraine League of Proletarian Writers. His views were taken up by the "Lit Fair" (1928-1930) and ’’Polit Front” (1931) writers’ associate.