TAMISTAD READING SESSIONS 24 – Rumena Bužarovska I Melisa Slipac

19/10  //\\ 20:00 .dıtiramb in co-operation with Kroatisches Zentrum
Kroatisches Zentrum

Reading: Rumena Bužarovska hosted by Melisa Slipac

Rumena Bužarovska (1981, Skopje, North Macedonia) is a writer, literary translator and social commentator. She is the author of four volumes of short stories translated into fifteen languages, two non-fiction books and a study of humour in contemporary American and Macedonian short fiction (2012). She is a literary translator from English into Macedonian and has translated authors such as J.M Coetzee, Lewis Carroll, Truman Capote, Flannery O’Connor and Iain Reid.
Bužarovska is a professor of American literature and translation at the State University in Skopje.

Melisa Slipac was born in in 1978 Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina. She holds an MA in English, Spanish, Bosnian, Croatian and Serbian language and literature, and a PhD in Slavic Studies from the University of Vienna. Her first book of poetry Ples između zidova (Dancing among the Walls) (2007), was awarded the Petar Kočić literary prize for poets from the former Yugoslavia living in German-speaking countries. For more than 20 years she has organised literary readings and has worked in the arts and culture. She lives in Vienna and works as a language teacher and trainer.