Evald Flisar 2015

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Flisar

Novelist, playwright, essayist, editor, globe-trotter (travelled in more than 90 countries), underground dtain driver in Sydney, editor of (among other publications) an encyclopaedia of science and invention in London, author of short stories and radio plays for the BBc, president of the Slovene Writers’ Association (1995 – 2002), since 1998 editior of the oldest Slovenian literary journal Sodobnost (Contemporary Review). Author of eleven novels (six short-listed for kresnik, the Slovenian “Booker”), two collection of short stories, three travelogues, two books for children, and fifteen stage plays. Winner of the Preseren Foundation Prize, the highest state award for prose and drama, the prestigious Zupancic Award for lifetime achievement, three awards for Best Play of the Year. Various works translated into 33 languages. His stage plays are regularly performed all over the world. Attended more than 50 literary readings and festivals on all continents. Lived abroad for 20 years (three years in Australia), 17 years in London). Since 1990, resident in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

Novelist, playwright, essayist, editor, globe-trotter (travelled in more than 90 countries), underground dtain driver in Sydney, editor of (among other publications) an encyclopaedia of science and invention in London, author of short stories and radio plays for the BBc, president of the Slovene Writers’ Association (1995 – 2002), since 1998 editior of the oldest Slovenian literary journal Sodobnost (Contemporary Review). Author of eleven novels (six short-listed for kresnik, the Slovenian “Booker”), two collection of short stories, three travelogues, two books for children, and fifteen stage plays. Winner of the Preseren Foundation Prize, the highest state award for prose and drama, the prestigious Zupancic Award for lifetime achievement, three awards for Best Play of the Year. Various works translated into 33 languages. His stage plays are regularly performed all over the world. Attended more than 50 literary readings and festivals on all continents. Lived abroad for 20 years (three years in Australia), 17 years in London). Since 1990, resident in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

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