Iztok Osojnik and Klaus Detlef Olof (online discussion)

Iztok Osojnik & Klaus Detlef Olof

Reading time: 10 minutes As part of our ‘Authors & Translators’ interview series, Slovenian poet Iztok Osojnik and his Austrian translator Klaus Detlef Olof discuss the nature of their work and creative credo on the publishing of the German edition of Osojnik’s poetry book Kosovel and the Seven Dwarfs. Klaus Detlef Olof translated the Osojnik’s poetry book into German (Kosovel und …

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Hubert Klimko-Dobrzaniecki and Tatjana Jamnik (online discussion)

Hubert Klimko-Dobrzaniecki & Tatjana Jamnik

Reading time: 12 minutes As part of our ‘Authors and Translators’ interview series presented by Slovenian translator Tatjana Jamnik, Polish writer Hubert Klimko-Dobrzaniecki speaks about his work, the writing process, engaged literature, the difference between popular and high literature, as well as Iceland, nursing homes, human dignity and parenting. The discussion was supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Poland …

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Kevin Barry and Alenka Jovanovski (online discussion)

Kevin Barry & Alenka Jovanovski

Reading time: 12 minutes In this series of discussions between authors and their translators, we present Irish writer Kevin Barry, who has been awarded numerous prizes, among others the European Union Prize for Literature, and Alenka Jovanovski, a Slovenian poet, essayist, literary critic and literary translator. The translation was supported by Literature Ireland. The series of discussions between authors and their …

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Sunjeev Sahota and Petra Meterc (online discussion)

Sunjeev Sahota & Petra Meterc

Reading time: 18 minutes As part of our series of discussions between authors and their translators, we present Sunjeev Sahota, the award-winning British novelist, and Slovenian translator Petra Meterc. For his second novel, which came out in 2015, The Year of the Runaways, Sunjeev Sahota won the European Union Prize for Literature and was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize. The …

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Authors & Translators: Radka Denemarková & Tatjana Jamnik

Radka Denemarková & Tatjana Jamnik

Reading time: 10 minutes As part of our ‘Authors and Writers’ interview series presented by Slovenian translator Tatjana Jamnik, Czech writer Radka Denemarková speaks about her work, her relationship with demanding literature, reading and readers, human rights and spiritual poverty. Radka Denemarková is a four-time winner of the prestigious, Czech Magnesia Litera national prize, and many other domestic and international awards. …

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