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Alek Popov & Angela Rodel

Author bio Alek Popov (born Sofia, Bulgaria, 1966) is one of the most popular contemporary Bulgarian writers, working not only as a novelist but also a dramatist, essayist, and short story writer....

Mohamed Leftah

Mohamed Leftah was born in Settat, Morocco, in 1946. He attended engineering school in Paris and returned to Morocco in 1972. He worked as a literary journalist at Matin du...

Ajla Terzić

Ajla Terzić is a writer, translator, and journalist. She has received many awards for her writing, including a Central European Initiative Fellowship for Writers in Residence in 2012. In...

Jean-Paul Clébert & Donald Nicholson-Smith

Jean-Paul Clébert was a boy from a respectable middle-class family who ran away from school, joined the French Resistance, and never looked back. Making his way to Paris at the end of World...

Yoss

Yoss (Havana, 1969) is an essayist, critic, and writer of realism, science fiction, and heroic fantasy. He is considered to be the most significant contemporary fantasy writer from Cuba. His work...

Herson Tissert Pérez

Herson Tissert Pérez was born in Santiago de Cuba in 1977. He earned a BA in art history from the Universidad de Oriente (2000). In 2002, his short story “Cuidado con el perro”...

Anabel Enríquez Piñeiro

Anabel Enríquez Piñeiro (Santa Clara, 1973) is an award-winning Cuban fantasy writer and essayist. She is the author of the story collection Nothing to Declare (Casa Editora Abril,...

Burhan Sönmez & Ümit Hussein

Born in Central Anatolia in 1965, Burhan Sönmez grew up speaking Kurdish and Turkish, and later moved to Istanbul where he studied law. The recipient of a number of literary prizes, he...

Ena Lucia Portela

The fiction writer and essayist Ena Lucia Portela was born in Havana in 1972 and is one of the most acclaimed authors in Latin America. At the age of twenty-four she was awarded the Premio de...

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