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Tirana in Between: Jasna Dimitrijević Guest in Albania

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549 jasna 01In May, the Serbian writer Jasna Dimitrijević was the guest of the TRADUKI supported writers in residence program Tirana in Between, organized by cultural organization Poeteka. During her stay, she worked on the manuscript of her second volume of short stories and visited several towns in Albania.

She travelled to to Durrës, Shkodra and Kukës. In Tirana, she made contacts with the alternative literary scene. Her poems were published in the cultural supplement Milosao of the newspaper Gazeta Shqiptare, translated by the writer and translator Qerim Ondozi. The newspaper Mapo was also interested in her visit and published an interview with the writer. On May 27, Poeteka organized a literary evening Mirupafshim – Doviđenja – Goodbye with Jasna Dimitrijević and poet Erina Çoku from Tirana. In discussion with Arian Leka, Dimitrijević presented her poetry and talked about her impressions of Albania.

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