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 received the Young Translator Award in 2006. Skubič 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.
- 3-4th June | Sofia Forum on Translations
- 5th June, 17:00 | A conversation with students at the Arabic Studies Department of Sofia University