Monday, January 17, 2022
Adela Demetja is an artist, curator, writer and producer born in Tirana; she lives between Tirana, Albania and Frankfurt am Main, Germany. She combines poetry with sound, video, photography and performance Her poems have been included as part of performative exhibitions...
In 2021, two festivals took place in the context of READ project, one in Prishtina, polip International Literature Festival, from September 10th to 13th, organized by Qendra Multimedia, and one in Tirana, the International Youth Literary Festival “Tirana-Gate”, from...
Alida Bremer (born 1959 in Split, Croatia) studied in Belgrade, Rome, Münster and earned her PhD in Comparative Literature in Saarbrücken. Since 1986 she has lived in Münster and has been writing in German since 1993. She has published stories, poems and...
Ndriçim Ademaj is an Albanian- speaking poet and writer from Kosovo. He graduated in Modern Literature from the Sorbonne University in Paris and received his Master’s degree in Modern Literature from the University Lumière - Lyon 2 in Lyon....
Manjola Nasi is a Tirana-based, Albanian poet and translator, winner of “Crystal Vilenica 2019 Award”. A Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program alumna, she holds a PhD in literature from the University of Tirana, where she has been teaching for over...
Rita Petro, also known as Rita Filipi, is an Albanian poet. From 1980-1984 she has studied at the University of Tirana, for Albanian Language and Literature. From 1993-1994 she was specialized at the University of Athens, for Philosophy and Greek...
Ylljet Aliçka is an Albanian writer, scriptwriter and former Albanian ambassador in France, Portugal, Monaco and at the international heritage organization UNESCO.  He wrote several short stories collections and novels, and also worked on several screenplays based on his...
Ndue Ukaj (1977) is an Albanian writer, publicist and literary critic. His poems has been included in several anthologies of poetry, in Albanian, and other languages. He has published several books, including “Godo is not coming”, which won the...
Iulia Enkelana (the pseudonym of Iulia-Maria Kyçyku, born in 1999 in Bucharest, in a Romanian and Albanian family) is the author of a several short films (officially selected in international film festivals), short stories (published in Romanian and Albanian...

COVID 2020

This is a micro-anthology of poems written by authors from different countries of the Balkans during the pandemic, on the human condition during the pandemic.   Ljerka Toth (Croatia) ISOLATION My life in isolation is the storm  facing – a change of thinking voiceless speech invocation of...