Yaroslav GRYMAYLO, USSR Ukrainia writer. Board, Ukrainia Union of Writers, since 1959; Chairman, Kharkov Department, Ukrainia Union of Writers. Member, Communist Party, since 1940.
GRYMAYLO, Yaroslav was born in 1906 in Lutsk, now Volhynia Oblast.
1926-1930 studied at Lit. Faculty, Kharkov Institute of Public Education.
Until World War II worked in Kharkov as literature associate, journal “Molodnyak”, then as literature consultant, journal “Pioneriya”. 1941_45 worked for newspaper “Bolshevik Altaya” (Bolshevik of the Altay), then for Novosibirsk Radio Committee. Since 1945 member, edition staff, newspaper “Sotsialistychna Kharkirshchyna”.
1951-1953 special correspondent, newspapers “Radyanske mystetstvo” (Soviet Art) and “Literatumaya gazeta” (Literary Gazette). Author of numerous poems, sketches, stories and novels.