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Gašper Malej

1975, Slovenia

Translator, poet, editor. Born in 1975 in Koper. A degree in comparative literature and literary theory in the Faculty of Arts in Ljubljana. He is the author of two poetry collections: Otok, slutnje, poljub (ŠKUC – Lambda, 2004), which was nominated for the award for best literary debut (2005), and Rezi v zlatem (CSK – Aleph, 2009), which, inter alia, a multimedia and multi-lingual performance “BS-LP: Being your own translation” (2010) was created. His poetry has been translated into several foreign languages and published in several anthologies in Slovenia and abroad attended the several Slovenian and international literary festivals, meetings and poetry-translation workshops. Particularly intensely engaged by translating from Italian literature, especially prose, poetry, essays and professional-theoretical texts by authors prominent 20th century (P. P. Pasolini, A. Tabucchi, D. Buzzati, P. V. Tondelli, N. Milani, C. Pavese, A. Zanzotto, P. Cappello, P. Cavalli, L. Passerini …); he is also translating for the theatre (C. Goldoni, D. Fo, E. Barba…). In 2011 the translation of the novel Pier Paolo Pasolini Oil won the Golden Bird. He also works as an editor and proofreader, and in the performing arts; recently (in the KUD AAC Zrakogled and Društvo 2000) designed the collection Helia, where translations of Mediterranean prose authors have been published.

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Authors

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
Zlati Čoln 2010