Mojca Kumerdej

Mojca
Kumerdej

Mojca Kumerdej is a Slovene writer, philosopher, and critic. She also works as the cultural correspondent for the daily newspaper Delo. Kumerdej graduated in philosophy and the sociology of culture from the University of Ljubljana. Her debut novel Krst and Triglavom (The Baptism Over Mount Triglav) was a witty and ironical revision of one of Slovene literary history’s most important works, the epic poem Krst pri Savici (The Baptism at the Savica) by France Prešeren. Her next two published books, Fragma and Temna Snov, are collections of short stories. Her stories have been translated into many languages and have been published in various Slovene and foreign literary journals and anthologies. In 2017, Kumerdej received the Prešeren Award for her second novel Kronosova žetev (The Harvest of Chronos).

Mojca Kumerdej is a Slovene writer, philosopher, and critic. She also works as the cultural correspondent for the daily newspaper Delo. Kumerdej graduated in philosophy and the sociology of culture from the University of Ljubljana. Her debut novel Krst and Triglavom (The Baptism Over Mount Triglav) was a witty and ironical revision of one of Slovene literary history’s most important works, the epic poem Krst pri Savici (The Baptism at the Savica) by France Prešeren. Her next two published books, Fragma and Temna Snov, are collections of short stories. Her stories have been translated into many languages and have been published in various Slovene and foreign literary journals and anthologies. In 2017, Kumerdej received the Prešeren Award for her second novel Kronosova žetev (The Harvest of Chronos).

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