Leonie Hodkevitch (Austria)
writer and translator in residence
Bio note

Leonie Hodkevitch is a writer, cultural producer, journalist and university lecturer. Her first book of short stories Нощна езда през гората was written in Bulgarian in the 90s, followed by a short-story collection Солено (2011) and her debut novel Щаделбауер (Stadlbauer), published in Bulgarian and German and promoted by the Austrian press as one of the most important "shady" novels of 2017.

In 2019 she is a writer-in-residence at the Sofia Literature and Translation House as part of its cooperation with the Traduki programme.

Residency goals

Hodkevitch's residency stay in Sofia will be dedicated to the translation of the novel Everything Happens as it Does by Albena Stambolova into German.

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