Srpko Leštarić (Serbia), 1-11 June 2017
Srpko Leštarić is a professional translator from Arabic into Serbian. He has so far translated from Arabic to Serbian more than twenty five collections of modern short stories and novels by prominent Arab authors as well as seven compilations of genuine Arab folk tales from the spoken dialects of the Arab East. Each of these books is furnished with extensive critical apparatus. See also his personal website www.srpkolestaric.com
Srpko Leštarić'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. Leštarić participates in the residency with a project on translating One Page Plays by Vrsan Leštarić into Arabic.
Program of events with Srpko in Sofia: