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Slovenia

Suzana Tratnik

Suzana Tratnik (1963) is a writer, translator, publicist and sociologist with an MA in Gender Anthropology. She has published six short-story collections Below Zero, In One's Own Backyard,...

Špela Bibič

Špela Bibič (1986) holds a degree in Translation studies (English-French) and works as a freelance translator. To date, she has translated two novels into Slovenian: Renée...

Maja Novak

Maja Novak spent her childhood years living with her grandmother in Nova Gorica, a town in western Slovenia near the Italian border. At the age of sixteen, she moved to Ljubljana, the capital,...

Tomaž Šalamun

Tomaž Šalamun lives in Ljubljana, Slovenia, and occasionally teaches in the USA. His recent books translated into English are Woods and Chalices (Harcourt 2008), Poker (Ugly Duckling...

Tamara M. Soban

Tamara M. Soban was born in Ljubljana, Slovenia, in 1962, and received her BA in English from the University of Ljubljana. Among other works, she is the translator of Andrej Blatnik’s...

Andrej Blatnik

Andrej Blatnik was born on May 22, 1963, in Ljubljana, Slovenia, where he studied Comparative Literature and the Sociology of Culture and got his master’s in American Literature and PhD in...

Marjan Strojan

Marjan Strojan was born in 1949 in Slovenia; he has published six volumes of poetry and many translations, among them Beowulf, Paradise Lost and a selection of Robert Frost's poetry. His...

Mojca Kumerdej

Mojca Kumerdej (b. 1964) holds a Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Ljubljana and is an arts critic for major daily newspapers, reviewing art, literature, theater, and, especially,...

Srecko Kosovel

Srecko Kosovel was born in 1904 and died in 1926 at the age of twenty-two. Though almost unpublished before his death, the opus he wrote during his short lifetime (more than a thousand poems and...

Polona Glavan

Polona Glavan was born in 1974 and graduated from Literature and English at the University of Ljubljana. She began publishing her stories in early 1990's. Her first novel, Noc v Evropi (A...

Ales Debeljak

Ales Debeljak was a translator, essayist, poet, and cultural critic. He earned his PhD in social thought from Syracuse University and he became the director of the Center for Cultural and...

Ivan Ivanji

Ivan Ivanji was born in 1929 in Zrenjanin, Serbia (then a part of Yugoslavia). He was deported to Auschwitz and Buchenwald in 1944. After the war, in addition to writing numerous novels, he was...
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