Ag Apolloni

Ag Apolloni (1982) is a novelist, poet, dramatist, critic and Professor at University of Prishtina. He studied Dramaturgy at the Faculty of Arts and Albanian Literature at the Faculty of Philology, at University of Prishtina. He is Doctor of Letters, editor-in-chief of Symbol and author of these books: Zomb (2009), Plays (2010), The Postmodern Parable […]

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Agron Tufa

Agron Tufa (1967) is a poet, novelist and literary critic. He studied Albanian philology at the University of Tirana and later world literature at the Maxim Gorky Literature Institute in Moscow. There he also studied at the Russian State University for the Humanities (RGGU), where he obtained his MA in literary translation, with emphasis on […]

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Agron Y. Gashi

Agron Y. Gashi (1977) is a novelist and literary critic. He studied at Faculty of Philology, Department of Albanian Literature and Studies in the Faculty of Philosophy, Department of Political Science at the University of Pristina. He is the Master of Philological Sciences and author of “Autopoetics, “Mizantext”, “Talianka” and “Confessions of Maestro”.

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Andrej Nikolaidis

Andrej Nikolaidis (1974) is the prose writer of everyday urban of Balkans life, which transposes into the anti-traditional stories filling with documentary elements, but without distracting from the creative imagination. In the content of his works shows intellectual courage, whereas in formal and stylistic plan he shines as eloquent prose writer with great culture and […]

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Bardh Frangu

Bardh Frangu (1956) is a poet, prose writer, playwright and publicist. He graduated for Language and Literature at the University of Pristina. Has published the following books: “Plastic times”, “The flight and the fall of Ben Bala”, “Whore love the motherland more” etc. He deals with literary and theatrical criticism.

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Blerina Rogova-Gaxha

Blerina Rogova Gaxha (1982) is a poet, essayist and journalist. She is assistant professor at the University of Gjakova and columnist of the BIRN Kosovo/The newspaper “Life in Kosovo”. She is a candidate for PhD in Literature at the University of Prishtina. She wrote books: “Gorgon” (2009), “Floors” (2013) and “Kadare’s prose forms” (2015). She […]

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Cesare Pavese

Cesare Pavese (1908 – 1950), poet, prose writer, critic and translator, considered one of the greatest Italian writers. He has written over ten books: novels, poems, diaries, criticism, essays etc. World fame he sealed with the poetry “The death will come and will have your eyes”, which wrote shortly before he committed suicide because of […]

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Donika Dabishevci

Donika Dabishevci (1980) is a poet and critic. She has graduated at the Faculty of Philology and Master of Arts at Department of ‘Albanian Literature’ at the Faculty of Philology of the University of Pristina, and in 2013 a PhD at the University of Tirana, also in the Department of Literature on “Prose poetry in […]

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Halil Matoshi

Halil Matoshi (1961) is well-known poet and publicist of Kosovo. He graduated from the Faculty of Philosophy, Department of Philosophy and Sociology at the University of Pristina. He worked as a journalist, editor and editor in chief of magazines and newspapers as “Bota e re”, “Zëri i rinisë”, “Zëri”, “Lajm”, “Express”, “Koha Ditore”, etc. He […]

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Hans Bertens

Hans Bertens (1945) is a professor of American literature at the University of Utrecht (Netherlands) and well-known critic of postmodernism, is the author of “American Literature”, “The idea of the postmodernism”, “Literary theory” etc.

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Hasan Mekuli

Hasan Mekuli (1929-1996) has been editor in chief of the literary magazine “Jeta e Re” and professor at the University of Pristina. Alive he has not published any book. His critiques of Albanian, Yugoslavian and world literature, have been published in literary journals, and after his death were published the following works: “Albanian Novel” (2000), […]

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Ibrahim Berisha

Ibrahim Berisha (1955) is a poet, prose writer and journalist. He was the founder of the Information Centre of Kosovo and its leader (1990-1993). He is university lecturer and Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Pristina. Some of his books that include poetry, stories and novels, works of sociological and cultural one are: […]

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Ismail Kadare

Ismail Kadare (1936) is the most famous Albanian writer and currently one of the most famous writers in the world, several times nominated for the “Nobel” in literature. His works have been translated into forty-five languages. In 1996, Kadare became a member of the Academy of Moral and Political Sciences in France. In 1992 he […]

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Linda Hutcheon

Linda Hutcheon (1947) is best known theorists of the postmodern literature and professor in the Department of English and Comparative Literature Centre at the University of Toronto. In 2000 she was elected president of the Modern Language Association, becoming the first Canadian woman to hold the post. Besides the book “Poetics of postmodernism” (1988), which […]

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Luigi Pirandello

Luigi Pirandello (Girgenti, today known as Agrigento, 28 June 1867 – Rome 10 December 1936) was an Italian dramatist, novelist, poet and short story writer whose greatest contributions were his plays He was awarded the 1934 Nobel Prize in Literature for “his almost magical power to turn psychological analysis into good theatre.” Pirandello’s works include […]

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Marianna Alcoforado

Marianna Alcoforado (1640-1723), alleged author. Some says that the true author is Gabriel-Joseph de Lavergne, Earl of Gijerag, friend of Nicolas Boileau’s and Jean Racine’s. Myriam Cyr, in her book published in 2006, “Letters of the Portuguese nun: discovery and mystery of a secret love of the XVII century,” argues that Mariana Alcoforado really existed […]

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Marketa Hejkalova

Marketa Hejkalová (Prague, 1960) is a writer, translator, publisher, vice chairman of the Czech PEN Center, an active member of PEN International and founder of the Autumn Book Fair, which is the second largest book fair in the Czech Republic. She studied Finnish and Russian at Charles University in Prague. She worked as a consultant […]

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Miro Gavran

Miro Gavran (1962) is a Croatian prose writer and playwright, translated into 35 languages. He is the winner of over twenty national and international literary prizes. A theater festival bearing his name: Gavranfest. He has written about twenty plays and ten novels. Some of his most popular are: “Night of the gods”, “Chekhov says goodbye […]

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Osman Gashi

Osman Gashi (1962) is a poet and critic in Kosovo. He has published works: “Interliterary studies” (2005), “The Limits of Literature” (2008), “Beyond oblivion” (1999), “The Heaven Rivers” (2004), “Torzo Alive” (2007) and “Literature and myth” that, in 2014, has won a national award as the best work of the year in criticism. Also, he […]

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Primo Shllaku

Primo Shllaku (1947) is a contemporary famous writer born in Shkodra. After completing his studies in Albanian Language and Literature, Eqrem Çabej proposed him to teach at the University of Tirana, but his name was canceled. His works has been published only after the collapse of the communist regime. His most famous works are: Night […]

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Rexhep Qosja

Rexhep Qosja (1936), prose writer, playwright and critic, known as one of the greatest Albanian writers and representative author of postmodernism in Albanian literature. Besides many critical books and documentaries, Qosaj has written four novels (Death comes from such of eyes; A love and seven sins; The night is our day; and The anyone sons), […]

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Ridvan Dibra

Ridvan Dibra (1959), novelist, playwright and poet, is one of the most renowned contemporary Albanian writers. He is author of about forty works of various genres and is considered representative writer of postmodernism in Albania. Some of his most popular works are: The virgin whore, Nude, In search of lost child, The legend of loneliness, […]

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