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Ales STEGER Author, Ljubljana

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 Alea `teger is a poet, essayist and novelist, writing in Slovenian. Alea belongs to a generation of writers that started to publish right after the fall of Yugoslavia. His first poetry collection `ahovnice ur (1995) was sold out in three weeks after publication and indicated a new generation of Slovenian artists and writers.
 
 `tegers books have been translated into 16 languages and his poems appeared in internationally renown magazines and newspapers as The New Yorker, Die Zeit, Neue Zürcher Zeitung, TLS and many others. Among other prizes and honours his English translation of Knjiga re i (Thee Book of Things, BOA Editions, 2010) won two mayor U.S. translation awards (BTBA award and AATSEL).
 Besides writing and translating from German and Spanish Alea is also the programme director of Beletrina academic Press that he co-funded (www.studentskazalozba.org). From 1995 to 2004 he was the initiator and programme director of the international poetry festival Days of Poetry and Wine (www.stihoteka.si). He worked also as programme director of the Terminal 12 - programme strand at the Maribor 2012 European Capital of Culture.
 
 Books in Slovenian:
 
 Poetry:
 `ahovnice ur, Mladinska knjiga, Ljubljana, 1995.
 Kaamir, Nova revija, Ljubljana, 1997.
 Protuberance, `tudentska zalo~ba, Ljubljana, 2002.
 Kamen, `tudentska zalo~ba, Ljubljana, 2005. (selection)
 Knjiga re i, `tudentska zalo~ba, Ljubljana 2005.
 Knjiga teles, `tudentska zalo~ba, Ljubljana 2010.
 Arhiv, Itadakimasu, Ptuj, 2013. (selected poems)
 
 Prose:
 V asih je januar sredi poletja, `tudentska zalo~ba, Ljubljana, 1999. (novel, travelogue)
 Berlin, `tudentska zalo~ba, Ljubljana 2007. (short prose)
 Odpusti, Beletrina, Ljubljana, 2014. (novel)
 
 Essays:
 S prsti in peto, Mladinska knjiga, Ljubljana 2009.
 Na kraju zapisano 1 (Ljubljana), `tudentska zalo~ba, Ljubljana 2012.
 Na kraju zapisano 2 (Fukushima), `tudentska zalo~ba, Ljubljana, 2013.
 
 As a editor:
 Ptujska knjiga. Slovenska matica, Ljubljana 2006.
 Zu zweit nirgendwo. Suhrkamp, Frankfurt, 2007.
 Zdaj pa: Ljubljana, `tudentska zalo~ba, Ljubljana 2010.
 
 
 Books of Alea `teger in translation:
 
1996 Solitude, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.
2000 Kaamir, Drewo a srd, Bratislava.
2001 Kaschmir, Edition Korrespondenzen, Wien.
2001 Regreso a casa, Beletrina, Ljubljana.
2002 Leden je nkdy uprostYed léta, Vetrny Mlyny, Brno.
2003 Protuberance, Drevo a srd, Bratislava.
2003 Protuberance, Meandar, Zagreb.
2003 Protuberance, PAN, Sofia.
2005 Protuberancias, Ediciones Arlequín, Guadalajara.
2005 Poezija Apsimoka, Vario Burnos, Vilnius.
2006 Protuberancia, Veszprem, Szeged.
2006 Buch der Dinge, Suhrkamp, Frankfurt a M..
2006 Pesme, Druatvo pisaca Makedonije, Skopje.
2006 Knjiga rijei, Bosanska rije, Tuzla.
2006 Libro de las cosas, Casa de la Poesia, Costa Rica.
2007 Katkad je sije anj usred ljeta, Meandar, Zagreb.
2008 Geburt eines Engels, (co-author), Wunderhorn, Mainz.
2009 Preussenpark, Suhrkamp, Frankfurt a. M.
2009 Berlin, Arhipelag, Beograd.
2009 Berlino, Zandonai, Trento.
2010 Berlin, Meandar, Zagreb.
2010 El Guant, Pen Catala, Barcelona.
2010 The Book of Things, BOA Editions, Rochester.
2010 Aspirin. Poetry East-West, Peking Los Angeles.
2011 Ponekogaae Januari srede leto. Blesok, Skopje.
2011 Berlín. Pre-Textos, Valencia.
2011 Edinstvanea obumamec na kam ka, Sofia.
2011 Der Handschuh, Edition Thanhäusser, Ottensheim.
2012 Buch der Körper, Schöffling, Frankfurt am Main.
2012 Odbrani pesmi, Menora, Skopje.
2014 Einsteinov stolp, IPPH, Beijing.
2014 Berlin, Vetrny Mlyny, Brno.

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Ehrenbürger der Stadt Skopje (Mazedonien)
korrespondierendes Mitglied der bulgarischen Akademie der Künste