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Past and forthcoming events at Literature and Translation House 2017 & 2018
An archive of events in 2016 is available here

Program 2018

Date Place and time Event
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19th of May, Saturday, 2018  DNK – space for contemporary dance and performance,
The Transparent Translator
Moderator: Neva Micheva
Translators of fiction translate the same text in front of the audience and defend in a discussion their different translation approaches. The audience will have the opportunity to glance behind the curtain of the translation work, to debate the translation and to become acquainted with the invisible heroes of the literary exchange - translators from and into Spanish. The texts remain secret until the last minute, and details of the participants in the event can be found on our website at
A celebration of literary translation in collaboration with the Cervantes Institute - Sofia and DNK.
In Bulgarian and Spanish
10th of May, Thursday, 2018  The House, 18:30 Translating Drama Works
Translator's Thursday with Valentina Boyadjieva
In Bulgarian. 
9th of May, Wednesday, 2018  European Literature Night  Virtual nest for translations in the frame of European Literature Night
In the new series of Literature Night, you can hear how contemporary Bulgarian authors as translated in English, Czech, Slovak, French, German, Danish and many more European languages.
Follow the series (so far only virtually) on the facebook page of the European Literature Night
3rd of May, Thursday, 2018  The House,
2nd of May, Wednesday, 2018  The House, 17:30 Writing the Image of Sofia
Presentation of the work of Jan Paul Hinrichs, translator-in-residence at the Sofia Literature and Translation House, and discussion with colleagues. 
(In Bulgarian and English. If necessary - consecutive translation)
In partnership with the project "Hidden Letters", an initiative of Read Sofia Foundation. 
26th of April, Thursday, 2018
The House, 18:30 Literary Original and Literary Translation
Translator's Thursday with Marie Vrinat-Nikolov (France/Bulgaria) and screening of a documentary movie for Henri Meschonnic.
In Bulgarian.
19th of April, Thursday, 2018 The House, 18:30 Poetry and Translation: sciences of the soul
Translator's Thursday of Mirela Ivanova in conversation with Stevan Tontić (Serbia) as a translator of poetry from and in German.

In Bulgarian, German and Serbian with consecutive translation
In partnership with the Goethe Institute Bulgaria and the initiative Wochen der deutschen Sprache 2018
18th of April, Wednesday, 2018 Sofia Press Gallery, 18:30 "Before the Devil Takes Me"
Launch of the Bulgarian edition of Stevan Tontić's book "Before the Devil Takes Me" (Ergo publishing house, 2017)
Presented by Prof. Svetlozar Igov and the publisher Martin Hristov. Conversation with the author and translators Prof. Alexander Shurbanov and Rada Sharlandzhieva. 
    Program 2017  
14 December
of Culture
Andrea Ivan participates in the presentation of Yulia Spiridonova - Yulka
within the Sofia International Literary Festival

13 December
The House

Opening of the permanent documentary exposition "Nenko Balkanski"
(in cooperation with Sofia History Museum)

12 December
The House

Informal networking meeting of representatives of literary organizations from the Vishegrad countries with Bulgarian colleagues (within the International Sofia Literary Festival). By invitation only.
30 November   The House
Alphabet Species: exhibition, presentation and conversation
Ivan Kyuranov, David D'Agostino and Georgi Tenev
(within the anniversary celebration events of XXL Gallery and the exhibition of the National Gallery - XXL: Past and present of a counterculture narrative)

28 November

Poetry reading with Dalibor Plecic in MAZE at 1 Hristo Belchev Str.
26 October
The House
Conversation between Mihail Veshim and his Macedonian colleague Ivan Shopov
21 - 27 July The House ViceVersa Workshop
22 June
The House
American poetess Linda Gregerson, her Bulgarian translator Nadezhda Radulova and her editor Dimitar Kenarov on the translation of poetry link
18 June
The House
Introducing Elif Batuman (Turkey / USA).
An event by Elizabeth Kostova Foundation
04 - 11 June
  Translation Collider project: Translation residency
02 - 04 June
The House
Translation Collider project: Sofia Forum
06 - 11 May
  Translation Collider at the Tanpinar Literature Festival
01 - 15 May
Writer-in-Residence: Juris Zvirgzdins link
03 April
Literary Translation between Bulgarian and Spanish
An event by "Cervantes" Institute, in cooperation with Sofia Literature and Translation House
28 March
Chitalnyata Evening Reading  
21 March
Launching event for Novakovich's new book in Bulgarian, 2017, ICU Publishers  
20 - 30 March
Sofia Writing Workshop by Josip Novakovich with Bulgarian and American participants link
09 March
247A, SU
English as a Stepmother, lecture and discussion  
20 February -
10 April

Writer-in-Residence: Josip Novakovich link
11-16 February
  Translation Collider at the Cairo Literature Festival