Sunday, December 15, 2019
  Ferida Durakovic (Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina) graduated from the Faculty of Philosophy. Her first collection of poems, published in 1977, earned two literary awards for the best young author. Her published titles include 16 books of poetry, prose, columns, essays, and literature...
  Thomas Tsalapatis was born in 1984 in Athens. He studied at the Department of Theatrical Studies of the Philosophical Faculty of the Kapodistrian University of Athens. In 2011 he published his first poetic collection, “Dawn is slaughter, Mr. Krak” (Ekati), and was...
  Andrej Nikolaidis was born in 1974 in Sarajevo, to a mixed Montenegrin-Greek family. In 1992, following the breakout of ethnic strife in Bosnia that soon evolved into all-out war, Nikolaidis's family moved to the Montenegrin town of Ulcinj, his father's hometown. An...
  Dr. Nadezhda Alexandrova is an associate professor at the Faculty of Slavic Studies at Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Bulgaria. Her interests are focused on Ottoman and Balkan literature and culture...
  Ioanida Costache is a PhD candidate in ethno/musicology at Stanford University, where she works on issues of race and ethnicity, history and trauma as they intersect in Romanian-Roma musical-oral context. She is also...
Venko Andonovski (1964), the bestselling novelist, short-story writer and playwrightduring the last fifteen years in Macedonia. His work has been translated in 12 languages.International achievements: international literary award “Balkanika” (the best bookin Balkan literatures) for his novel...
Geron Kamberi is currently an Associate Researcher and works for different Albanianthink tanks. Last three years he worked as Executive Director of National Agencyfor Scientific Research and Innovation, a public body entity whose main role andresponsibilities is...
Vladimir Arsenijević (b. 1965 in Pula, Croatia, SFR Yugoslavia) is an awarded and internationally acclaimed Serbian writer, translator, editor and publicist. He won the 1994 NIN-award for his first novel In the Hold (U potpalublju) thus becoming the youngest ever recipient of this...
Amila Kahrović Posavljak was born in Sarajevo, 1984. She survived three and a half years of siege as a child and it made a huge impact on her work. She graduated at the Faculty of Philosophy in...

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Doruntina Basha a playwright and screenwriter from Prishtina, Kosovo. She is the author of five plays and several short screenplays. Doruntina is also the co-author of Travels to Unmikistan (2003), a Kosovar-French collaboration project, which premiered in Kosovo and...