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Ross Ufberg

Ross Ufberg is a writer, translator, PhD candidate at Columbia University in the Slavic Department, and cofounder of New Vessel Press, a publishing house which specializes in foreign literature in...

Dubravka Ugrešic

Dubravka Ugrešic was born in the former Yugoslavia (Croatia). She is a novelist, essayist, and literary scholar. Her publications include the novels The Museum of Unconditional Surrender...

Akhtar Ul-Iman

Akhtar ul-Iman  was born in 1915 in Uttar Pradesh, India. After earning his MA from Aligarh University, he wrote screenplays and became a film director. Though he was a member of the...

Ludmila Ulitskaya

Ludmila Ulitskaya (b. 1943) is one of Russia’s leading prose writers and her have been translated into over twenty foreign languages. Born in Bashkorkostan (formerly Bashkiria, within the...

Ulrike Ulrich

Ulrike Ulrich was born in 1968 in Düsseldorf, and currently lives as a freelance writer in Zürich. In Vienna she worked at the poetry school. In Rome she was a guest at the...

Amarsana Ulzytuev

Amarsana Ulzytuev was born in 1963 in the Buryatian capital of Ulan-Ude and graduated from the prestigious Gorky Literature Institute. He has recently published...

Beata Umubyeyi Mairesse

Beata Umubyeyi Mairesse was born in 1979 in Butare, Rwanda, and came to France in 1994. Her first collection of short stories, Ejo, was published in 2015.

Ko Un

Born in 1933 in Gunsan, North Jeolla Province, Ko Un is Korea's foremost living writer. After immense suffering during the Korean War, he became a Buddhist monk. His first poems were...

Han Ung-bin

An official author bio from Han Ung-Bin is not available, but translator Stephen Epstein writes of meeting his work, and then the author himself: "I found 'Second Encounter' by...

Antonio Ungar

A writer and a journalist, Antonio Ungar is part of the "Bogotá 39," the group of the 39 best Latin American authors under the age of 39 which came together in 2007. He was born...

David Unger

David Unger is the author of La Casita (Mexico: CIDCLI, 2012), The Price of Escape (New York: Akashic Books, 2011), Para mi, eres divina (Mexico: Random House Mondadori, 2011), Ni chicha, ni...

Manon Uphoff

Manon Uphoff (b. 1962, the Netherlands) is a writer of short stories, novels, and essays. Her 1995 debut Begeerte (Desire) received excellent reviews and was nominated for important literary...

Ruth Urbom

Ruth Urbom is a translator who lives in the UK.

Willy Uribe

Willy Uribe was born in Bilbao in 1965. He has been the editor of Marejada Surf magazine. He has worked as a freelance photographer and editor since 2000, collaborating with several national and...

Sashko Ushkalov

Sashko Ushkalov (born 1983) is a Ukrainian writer, literary scholar, and translator. He lives in Kyiv, Ukraine. He is the author of a book of poetry, a collection of absurdist plays, a novel, and...

Deniz Utlu

Deniz Utlu was born in Hannover. He lives in Berlin, and has been honored with the Ulrich-Beer-Prize for young writers in 2010 and has been a fellow at the Literarisches Colloquium Berlin (LCB)....

Ryuichiro Utsumi

Ryuichiro Utsumi was born in Nagoya in 1937 and grew up in Ichinoseki, Iwate. His debut novel, Setsudo nite, won the Bungakukai Prize for New Writers in 1969. He has been nominated for the...

Peter Utz

Peter Utz is a professor of German Literature at the University of Lausanne. His research interests include Modern German Literature from the 18th century, Swiss German Literature, literary...

Shahaduz Zaman

Shahad Uzzaman is a medical anthropologist, currently working with Newcastle University, UK. He writes short stories, novels, and nonfiction. He has published twenty-five books, and his...
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