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 translation as a Head of the Slavic and East European Section at the University of Washington Libraries and an Affiliate Faculty Member for Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of Washington. Mr. Biggins has also authored several articles concerning translation from Slovene to English. He received a Distinguished Staff Award from the University of Washington, was a Fellow of the University of Kansas and member of Phi Beta Kappa.