The young Macedonian writer Petar Andonovski spent the month of June in Sarajevo. Owing to the residential program for writers and translators, he spent four weeks in the capital city of Bosnia and Herzegovina. On June 21, Ahmed Burić hosted a literary evening, in which Andonovski presented his works and spoke about the beginnings of his literary career, about the publishing of his first book, and about the position of literature in current Macedonian society.
The Albanian poet Luljeta Lleshanaku was the guest of the writer in residence program Prishtina has no river and spent the month of June in artists’ apartment in the capitol of Kosovo. She was also the guest of the poetry evening on June 21 in the Monet gallery. She read her poems and talked with the host Agron Bajrami.
The Literary Residence in Cetinje – Writers in the Historical Capitol will widen the offer of TRADUKI sponsored writers in residence programs even more. Autors and translators from Southeast Europe have now the opportunity to apply for a residential fellowship in Montenegro. In cooperation with TRADUKI, the publishing house Otvoreni kulturni forum (OKF) offers three fellowships in September, October and November. Deadline for applications is August 10 2017.