Alenka Blake

CANKAR TRANSLATOR Alenka Blake is a high school teacher of English and German in Slovenia. She is interested in observing cultural differences in translation as well as mediating these in her teaching.  See Other Translators THE FULL COLLECTION Days Hours Minutes

Tom Priestly

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Jamed Hyett

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Rawley Graw

CANKAR TRANSLATORS Originally from Baltimore, has lived in Ljubljana since 2001. In addition to Ivan Cankar’s Scandal in St. Florian Valley, he has also translated Slavko Grum’s expressionist play An Event in the Town of Goga (with Nikolai Jeffs). Other translations from Slovene include two novels by Dušan Šarotar, Panorama and Billiards at the Hotel Dobray, both of which were shortlisted […]

Jason Blake

CANKAR TRANSLATOR Jason Blake works in the English Department at the University of Ljubljana (Slovenia). He translates from Slovenian, German and, occasionally, from French. In addition to a series of writing guides aimed at Slovenian students, and Culture Smart! Slovenia, he is the author of Canadian Hockey Literature and the co-editor, with Andrew C. Holman, […]

Tina Mahkota

CANKAR TRANSLATOR Tina Mahkota Tina Mahkota is one of the best translators in Slovenia, specializing in translation of English, Irish and American playwrights from English language to Slovene.  Tina is the recipient of the highest Slovene prizes for translation, Anton Sovre Award and Dominik Smole Award. She frequently translates for Slovene National Drama Theatre, and […]

Michal Biggins

CANKAR TRANSLATOR Michal Biggins Micheal E. Biggins is a translator and Slovene language scholar. He has translated numerous Slovene authors from Slovene to English, including the works of Drago Jancar, Tomaz Salamun and Nobel Literautre Prize Nominee, Boris Pahor. Currently Michael is based in Seattle where he teaches Slovenian language, and Slavic to English literary […]

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Romantične duše/Romantic Souls Romanticne duse (Romantic Souls) is the first play written by the most celebrated Slovene playwright Ivan Canker (b.1876-d.1918). Although it was written in 1897, the play was not published for the first time until 1922, after the author’s death. That same year, it was produced at the most prominent repertory theatre in […]