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Zupan, Uroš


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Uroš Zupan, born in 1963 in Trbovlje (Slovenia), is one of the most important representatives of the younger generation of Slovenian poets. He studied Comparative Literature in Ljubljana, where he lives and works today as an author and translator. He has published poems since 1991, a first collection of essays was published in 1996, followed by many others. His books have been translated into several languages. Uroš Zupan has received many well-known prizes for his poetry, including the "Majska rukovanja" award (1990, Jugoslavia), the Hermann Lenz Prize (1999, Germany) and the "Premio della VI Edizione del Festival Internazionale di Poesia" (2000, Italy).

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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