Translations from, to and within South Eastern Europe


Lleshanaku, Luljeta


© Luljeta Lleshanaku
Luljeta Lleshanaku, born in 1968 in Elbasan (Albania), studied Language and Literature in Tirana, where she now lives. She translates from American English and is employed by the newspaper Rlindja. During the time of the communist dictatorship, she was subject to harsh law enforcements and couldn't begin her university studies until after the fall of Enver Hoxha. Since 1993 she has had eight poetry anthologies  published. She received the Kristal Vilencia Award in 2009 for her lyrics.

Beginning of the lyric series tradukita poezio

28_tradukitaIn 2010, in cooperation with the publishing house Edition Korrespondenzen, TRADUKI initiated the poetry series tradukita poezio in order to present distinguished poets from Southeast Europe in their first translations to German. All books in the series are superbly translated and carefully edited bilingual editions.

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