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Taras Prokhasko was born in 1968 in Ivano-Frankivsk. Prokhaszka’s maternal grandfather served during the First World War in an Austro-Hungarian division, which stood on the front opposite the unit described by Ernest Hemingway in A Farewell to Arms. He studied botany at Lviv University. He was involved in the demonstrations in Lviv in 1989-1991.After graduating from the university, he first worked at the Ivano-Frankivsk Institute of Carpathian Forestry and later he taught in his hometown, He also worked as a bartender , then a watchman, a presenter on FM radio,worked in an art gallery, on a newspaper and in a TV studio. He edited a literary journal and acted in films. He also travelled, including to the USA.
He decided to become a writer at an early age and published stories in magazines. He has published several books, but only one adult novel has been translated into English.
(Only books translated into English)
2002 НепрОсті (The Unsimple)
2013 Хто зробить сніг. (Who Will Make the Snow?) (children’s)
2022 Earth Gods (collection of his early writings including НепрОсті (The Unsimple))