Lidija Dimkovska

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Macedonian author currently living in Skopje, winner of numerous international literary awards for poetry and prose – including the prestigious EU Prize for Literature in 2013.

Clare Azzopardi

Azzopardi is an awarded writer of books for children and adults, also prominent for her work on projects by the Maltese NGO Inizjamed aimed at promoting literature. Her works have been translated into several foreign languages and at the 2016 London Book Fair she was named one of the Ten New Voices from Europe within the Literary Europe Live project.

Srđan Valjarević

One of the most read Serbian writers, winner of many awards (including the Bank Austria Literaris award, the Serbian National Library Award, Gorski list award, Prix des Lectures du Var). His books have been translated into English, German, French, Swedish, Spanish, Italian, Albanian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian, Slovenian and Macedonian.

Jānis Joņevs

The young Latvian writer published his literary debut "Jelgava ‘94" in 2013 and achieved cult status among readers in the country. Winner of several major Latvian literary awards along with the EU Prize for Literature in 2014. "Jelgava ‘94" is translated into several European languages.

Beqë Cufaj

Kosovar-German writer who does literary and journalistic work. His second novel "Project@party" was published in 2011 in Albanian, then in German the following year after which it achieved great success with German, Austrian and Swiss literary critics.


Borjana Prošev-Oliver

She graduated from the Faculty of Philology in Skopje in 1985 with a degree in general and comparative literature, and received a doctorate at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb where she has been a senior lector since 1986 at the Department for Macedonian language and literature.


Santa Domijan Zviedre

Born in Riga, Latvia where she graduated in 2003. In 2005 she moved to Croatia to study Croatian language and literature at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Zagreb while also translating from Latvian.


Marina Horkić

Graduated from the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb with degrees in English and Italian languages and literature. She has been a translator during her free time for more than 30 years and she completed some 50 translations of works by prominent authors (Aldous Huxley, Ernest Hemingway, Doris Lessing, Kingsley Amis, Peter Ackroyd, John Le Carré, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Jeffrey Eugenides, Jonathan Franzen, Zadie Smith and many others).


Giulian Hamitaj

Giulian Hamitaj graduated from the Faculty of Law in Zagreb. He works as a translator and lecturer of Albanian, English, Croatian and Italian and as the official interpreter for the Albanian Embassy in Croatia.