Andreas Tretner is a translator of prose and poetry from Bulgarian, Russian and Czech into German. He has won numerous awards, such as Leipziger Buchpreis zur Europäischen Verständigung
(2001), Internationalen Literaturpreis of the Berlin Haus der Kulturen der Welt
(2011), Zuger Übersetzer Anerkennungspreis
(2015). He has translated chosen works of Yordan Radichkov, Peyo Yavorov, Voktor Paskov, Dimitar Korudzhiev, Ivan Radoev, Hristo Karastoyanov.
During his residency in Sofia, he mentored (together with Fedya Filkova-Kantcheva) a professional workshop for literary translators and had professional meetings with Bulgarian colleagues.
- 21-27th July | Sofia Literature and Translation House / Goethe - Institut Bulgaria: Mentor of Second Bulgarian-German Translation Workshop ViceVersa 2017 (only for selected through competition participants)
- 27th July | 18 h | Goethe - Institut Bulgaria: The Transparent Translator (GLÄSERNER ÜBERZETSER). Live translations of favourite literary works from Bulgarian into German and from German into Bulgarian by the participants in the ViceVersa worskhop. Moderator: prof. Ana Dimova.