Barbara Skubič (Slovenia), 30 May - 6 June 2017
Barbara Skubič is a literary translator from Arabic into Slovene. She has translated authors such as Alaa Al Aswany, poetry by Iman Mersal, short stories by Mansoura Ez Eldin, Mohamed Zefzaf, Tayib Salih. For her translation of Palace Walk by Naguib Magfouz she receives the Young Translator of 2006 Award. Translates into/from English too.
Skubič's residency in Sofia is within the Translation Collider project that includes participation at the Sofia Forum on Translations as well as in the collective residency work on translating contemporary Balkan authors into Arabic.
Program of events with Barbara in Sofia: