Grigory Semenchuk from Lviv UNESCO City of Literature is a Ukrainian poet. His works have been translated into many languages, including Polish, Russian and French. He is also a columnist for the Lviv socio-cultural journal Prosto Neba and the main coordinator of the International Literary Festival as part of the Publishers Forum in Lviv. In the years 2005-2007 he was actively involved in organizing slam and poetic events.