authors

Emil Andreev

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Author of the biggest Bulgarian bestselling novel "Glass River" that won numerous awards. He is a professor, editor and lector at the Faculty of Theology, Sofia University.

Myrto Azina Chronidi

Experienced writer and medical doctor who published her first book when she was just 15 years old. Critics lauded her modern and unconventional writing style. Winner of the European Union Prize for Literature for 2010.

Tõnu Õnnepalu

One of the most famous and esteemed Estonian authors, Õnnepalu published most of his opus under two pseudonyms, Emil Tode and Anton Nigov. In 2006, he was elected as the best Estonian author since Estonia’s independence.

Monika Kompaníková

As one of the most important contemporary Slovak authors, Kompaníková has been an active writer since 2001 when she started publishing stories in Slovak almanacs and magazines. She graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Bratislava in 2004.

Sjón

An Icelandic literary star who published seven novels and nine collections of poetry that have been translated into 35 languages. He is the author of numerous texts for Icelandic singer Björk including the Academy Award nominated song from Lars von Trier’s "Dancer in the Dark".

Christos Ikonomou

One of the most esteemed contemporary authors of the younger Greek generation. His second collection "Something Will Happen, You’ll See" won the prestigious Greek national award for the best book of the year in 2011 and has become one of the most popular Greek books in the world over the past few years.

Riikka Pulkkinen

An extremely successful young Finnish author who has already published two bestsellers. Critics across the world especially praised her psychologically precise and poetic style, deep characterization and detachment from melodrama.

Dimitri Verhulst

Certainly one of the most important contemporary Flemish authors, whose work has been translated into more than 20 languages. His writing style is characterized by emphasized sarcasm, humor, but also empathy.

translators

Ana Vasung

Assistant for Bulgarian language and literature at the Department of South Slavic languages and literatures in Zagreb. Vasung perfected her skills at universities in Bulgaria, in Sofia and Plovdiv. Translates from Bulgarian and Macedonian.

Contact: ana.vasung@gmail.com

Nives Fabečić Bojić

Graduated from the University of Patras in Greece with a degree in Modern Greek Language and Culture. She worked as an official translator and advisor for public relations at the Greek Embassy in Zagreb, and as Croatian President's official interpreter for Greek. She translated many books from English.

Contact: nfabecic@yahoo.com

Tatjana Latinović

Holds degrees in English and German from the Josip Juraj Strossmayer University of Osijek and in Icelandic from the University of Reykjavik. She has lived in Reykjavik since 1994. She is a translator for Icelandic and a political activist.

Contact: latinovictatjana@gmail.com

Radovan Lučić

Translator and linguist. Received a master’s degree in Slavic studies in Amsterdam where he works as a docent at the Croatian language department. Apart from literary translations, he is also known for his lexicographic work as one of the authors of the Croatian – Dutch dictionary.

Contact: R.Lucic@uva.nl

Ivana Šojat

For fifteen years, she has been a literary translator for French and English; she translated more than 50 books for prestigious Croatian publishers. As a poet, essay, prose and romance writer, she published 12 books.

Contact: ivanasojat13@gmail.com

Maria Vuksanović Kursar

Since 1993 she has translated numerous scientific (legal, historical, political, etc.) texts as well as literary works from Slovak into Croatian. Co-author of the first Slovak – Croatian dictionary with grammar.

Contact: kursarm@ffzg.hr

Koraljka Crnković

Experienced translator for modern Greek and author of the first modern Greek – Croatian dictionary. She works as a professor of Greek and Latin at the Private Classical High School in Zagreb and as court interpreter and translator for Greek and Latin.

Contact: koraljka.crnkovic@zg.t-com.hr

Boris Vidović

Experienced literary translator with a Croatian passport who has been living in Finland for half of his career. He use to translate from English and Italian while now he mainly translates the most significant Finnish literature works into Croatian.

Contact: boris.vidovic@hotmail.com