Mykola Khvylovy (1893–1933) was a prominent Ukrainian writer and publicist of the Ukrainian cultural renaissance of the 1920s. His first poetry collection Molodist' (Youth) was published in 1921. After his second collection, Dosvitni symfonii (Twilight Symphonies, 1922), appeared, he switch to writing prose. His publications include Zhyttia (Life, 1922), Syni etiudy (Blue Etudes, 1923), Osin' (Autumn, 1924) and many other stories, novellas, etc. Khvylovy also played a key role in the life of literary organizations and he was a superb pamphleteer and polemicist.