Translations from, to and within South Eastern Europe


Madžirov, Nikola

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Nikola Madžirov was born in 1973 in Strumica (Macedonia). He is one of the country‘s greatest lyricists, and has received numerous awards and grants, including the literature award Studentski zbor for his poetry anthology Zaklučeni vo gradot (Locked in the City, 1999), the Aco Karamanov Award for his poetry anthology Nekade nikade (Somewhere Nowhere, 1999) and the Hubert Burda Award for his latest publication, Premesten kamen (Displaced Rock, 2007).

Madžirov is the Macedonian coordinator of the international network Lyrikline. His lyrics have been translated into 18 languages, and are the basis of two short films, filmed in Sofia (Bulgaria) and Zagreb (Croatia).

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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