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Milan Jesih

Slovenija, 1950

He is the author of poetry and plays for the stage, radio and television. As a translator, he has published a few dozen translations of theatre plays by Shakespeare, Chekhov, Gorki, Bulgakov and a number of contemporary plays from the Russian, English and South Slavonic languages. The majority of his poetry is available in volumes Uran v urinu, gospodar! (Uranium in the Urine, Master!,1972), Legende (Legends, 1974), Kobalt (1976), Volfram (1980), Usta (Mouth, 1985), Soneti (Sonnets, 1989), Soneti drugi (Sonnets II., 1993), Jambi (Iambs, 2000) and Verzi (Verses, 2001). His best known works for the stage are Grenki sadeži pravice (The bitter fruits of justice, 1974), Ljubiti – Klovni (To Love – The Clowns, 1990), Vzpon, padec in ponovni vzpon zanesenega ekonomista (The Rise, the Fall and the New Rise of an Enthousiastic Economist), Brucka ali Obdobje prilagajanja (Freshman or The Time of Adaptation), Pravopisna komisija (The Orthography Comission), Triko. His most popular plays for children are Guliver, velik in majhen (The big and the small Guliver), Kronan norec (Coronated fool), Cesarjeva nova oblačila (Emperor`s new clothes), Zvezda in srce (The star and the heart) and Deseti raček (The tenth duck). He is also the author of 15 radio plays.

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Agnieszka Będkowska-Kopczyk
Agnieszka Żuchowska-Arendt
Alenka Jovanovski
Alenka Koderman
Alja Adam
Amir Talić
Andraž Polič
Andrea Brady
Andrej Hočevar
Anja Sredić
Anupama Amaran
Barbara Korun
Barbara Pogačnik
Barbara Siegel Carlson
Bojan Brecelj
Catherine Phil MacCarthy
Ciaran O'Driscoll
Cristina Viti
Darija Žilić
David Brooks
Dejan Koban
Dinko Telećan
Dražen Katunarić
Emilio Coco
Esa Hirvonen
Fiona Sampson
Francisco Larios
Gašper Malej
Gašper Torkar
Glorjana Veber
Goran Janković
Goran Č. Potočnik
Goro Takano
Gregor Podlogar
Hana Kovač
Henning H. Bergsvåg
Hiroshi Hasebe
Christophe Lamiot Enos
Ineke Holzhaus
Irena Šťastná
Isabella Panfido
Ivan Landžev
Iztok Osojnik
Jacek Lenkiewicz
Jan Kuhlbrodt
Ján Gavura
Jana Šnytová
Jani Kovačič
Johanna Venho
John Davies
John O'Donoghue
Jonáš Hájek
Jouni Inkala
Kelly Lenox
Knute Skinner
Kristina Hočevar
Ksenija Premur
Ksenija Jus - Xenia
Lenka Krajnc
Maciej Melecki
Maja Novak
Marcin Warmuz
Maria Jastrzebska
Marianna Kurtto
Marjan Strojan
Mark Whelan
Marta Podgórnik
Martina Komárková
Martina Hefter
Matej Krajnc
Michał Kopczyk
Michele Obit
Milan Jesih
Miroslava Gavurová
Muanis Sinanović
Paddy Bushe
Pamela Uschuk
Paul Polansky
Pauliina Haasjoki
Petra Kolmančič
Primož Čučnik
Radharani Pernarčič
Roberto Nassi
Robin Parmar
Simona Popescu
Slavo Šerc
Srečko Kosovel
Stephen Watts
Špela Drnovšek Zorko
Špela Sevšek Šramel
Tahir Mujičić
Taja Kramberger
Takako Arai
Tatjana Jamnik
Tina Kozin
Tone Škrjanec
Urška P. Černe
Vilja-Tuulia Huotarinen
Ville Hytönen
Vlado Kreslin
Willem van Toorn
William Pitt Root
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