Readings of Authors from Slovenia

   

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Sara Afzali

Sara Afzali, an Iranian poet who lives in Slovenia, read at the World Poetry Day celebration at AKC Metelkova on 22 August, 2020. Slovenian translation by Katja Zakrajšek.

  

Ivan Antić

Ivan Antić at the World Poetry Day reading on 22 August 2020 at AKC Metelkova in Ljubljana. Translation by Igor Divjak.

   

Pooyesh Azizedin

Pooyesh Azizedin is an Iranian poet, who lives in Slovenia. On 22 August, 2020 he participated at the World Poetry Day Reading at AKC Metelkova in Ljubljana. Slovenian translation by Igor Divjak.

   

Esad Babačić

Esad Babačić reading an extract from his awarded collection of essays Machine, Are You Aware of Your Debt. Translation by Igor Divjak.

   

Esad Babačić reading his poem Crap. Translation by Igor Divjak.

   

Lidija Golc

Lidija Golc at the World Poetry Day reading on 22 August 2020 in the garden of the Slovene Writers’ Union. Translationby Igor Divjak.

   

Milan Jesih

Milan Jesih participated at the reading Svoboda je glagol (Freedom is a verb) in support of anti-government protests on 10 July 2020 at the Slovene Writers’ Union. Translation by Igor Divjak.

   

Dejan Koban

Dejan Koban reading from his poetry collection Clusterfuck. Traslation by Igor Divjak.

 

Barbara Korun

Barbara Korun reading her poem Hannah Arendt is reporting on the trial against Eichmann, Jerusalem, Israel, May 1962. Translation by Barbara Jurša.

   

Davorin Lenko  

Davorin Lenko read two poems, writtenby a serial killer in his novel Zone. Translation by Igor Divjak.

  

Svetlana Makarovič

Svetlana Makarovič reading her poem Needle. Translation by Alan McConnell-Duff.

  

Brane Mozetič

Brane Mozetič, who in 2020 received the Jenko Award for the best Slovenian poetry collection of the past two years, read a poem Puppy from the awarded Dreams in Another Language. Translation by Igor Divjak.

  

Boris A. Novak

Boris A. Novak reading his poem Republic Square to protesters against the government repression in front of the presidential palace on June 24, 2020. Translation by Igor Divjak.

  

Boris A. Novak read a poem To 167 Classmates in the garden of the Slovene Writers’ Union on August 22, 2020. With this poem he thanked his students at the Department of Comparative Literature and Literary Theory at the Faculty of Arts in Ljubljana for supporting him at the time of politically motivated public prosecution and discreditation of his name, Translation by Igor Divjak.

   

Ana Porenta

Ana Porenta at the World Poetry Day 2020 reading, which, due the the pandemic, took place on 22 August at AKC Metelkova.  Translation by Igor Divjak. 

  

Peter Raspor

Peter Raspor at the World Poetry Day reading on 22 August 2020 in the garden of the Slovene Writers’ Union. Translation by Igor Divjak.

   

Sara Špelec

Sara Špelec at the World Poetry Day 2020 reading, which, due the the pandemic, took place on 22 August at AKC Metelkova.  Translation by Igor Divjak. 

  

Kaja Teržan

Kaja Teržan read her poems A View from the Bridge and Woodpecker in the garden of the Slovene Writers’ Union at the World Poetry Day celebration on 22 Agust, 2020. Translation by Igor Divjak.

   

Nataša Velikonja

Nataša Velikonja read from her poetry collection The Kiss of the Mirror in the garden of the Slovene Writers’ Union at the World Poetry Day celebration on 22 August, 2020. Translation by Igor Divjak.

   

   

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