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 the poetry of Joseph Brodsky.

He is a professor at the Faculty of History and Philology at Tirana. He has translated works of famous Russian authors, as Brodsky, Akhmatova, Mandelshtam, Pasternak, Bulgakov, Nabokov, Sorokin, Zamjatin etc. His works are: “There at the Scaean Gates” “The Surroundings of Atlantis”, “Fabula Rasa”, “The Duel”, “Black Wednesday”, “I confess to tombstone”, “Fragments of the thing” etc.

His works has been translated into several languages and has been rewarded with national awards.